The UN Security Council will convene on Monday for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the situation in Libya, as the Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peace-building Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, and a civil society representative are expected to brief the member states.
The Security Council Report website said an expected focus of Monday’s meeting will be Libya’s ongoing political turmoil stemming from the establishment of two rival government structures.
The spokesman for the Government of National Unity (GNU), Mohammed Hammouda, said the gas supply crisis that is caused by the blockade on oil production and exports led to losing about 1000 megawatts of the public grid's power.
A group of vandals have broken into the General Services Company of Benghazi and tampered with its furniture and documents, the director of the service company, Tariq Al-Badri, has said.
According to Badri, the group acted upon the instructions of Ali Al-Qatrani, deputy PM in the parallel government backed by the east-based Parliament.
In a press statement, the service company's head said the group busted the building with the support of the Benghazi Joint Security Chamber.
Muhammad Menfi, Head of the Presidential Council, reiterated on Saturday the PC's commitment to advancing the political process by encouraging all parties to agree on a legal framework for the electoral process.
In a meeting with a group of sheiks and dignitaries from different regions of Libya, Menfi reviewed several issues, foremost of which was national reconciliation and the political challenges at this current stage.
A member of the Communication Committee of the Constitution Drafting Assembly, Salem Kachlaf, has expressed his bewilderment at the recent statement issued by five western countries including the US, regarding development in the constitutional track.
The US, France, Germany, Italy, and the UK praised in a joint statement Friday the "progress" made in the UN-brokered talks of the Libyan constitutional committee held in Cairo last week to agree on a constitutional framework for delivering the polls.
More than two months have passed since the ministers of the parallel government headed by Mr. Fathi Bashagha took the oath in “the sitting room” of Agila, where the Prime Minister designate promised to start his work from Tripoli. Apparently, these days have not yet come and the dream to enter the capital faded away.