A high-level meeting was held on Thursday in the capital, Tripoli, to discuss the latest developments in the country.
The meeting included the chairman and two members of the Presidential Council, Mohamed Menfi, Abdullah Al-Lafi and Musa Al-Koni, respectfully, Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdel Hamid Dheibiba, President of the High Council of State, Khaled Al-Mashri, Head of the Audit Bureau, Khaled Shakshak and head of the Administrative Control Authority, Suleiman Al-Shanti, in addition to the Governor of the Central Bank of Libya, Siddiq Al-Kabeer.
During the meeting, which was held at the Crown Prince's Palace, the state leaders discussed the measures taken in the Bint Baya incident, in addition to the economic files and public affairs of the state during the first half of this year.
They also discussed the follow-up of disclosure and transparency steps by the Central Bank of Libya and the Ministry of Finance and ways to enhance them.
In a related context, the Central Bank of Libya announced, on Thursday, that the total public revenues during the period from January 1 to July 31 this year, amounted to about 77.2 billion dinars, while expenditure during the same period amounted to about 45.1 billion dinars, according to Central Bank’s monthly statement of public revenue and expenditure.
The Bank disclosed in its monthly statement of public revenue and expenditure that the revenues generated from oil sales amounted to 56.1 billion dinars, and from oil royalties 8.2 billion dinars and from oil royalties’ revenues for previous years amounted to 11.4. While tax revenues amounted to 628 million dinars, customs 34 million dinars, communications 146 million dinars, and revenues from the sale of fuel in the local market recorded 90 million dinars, in addition to 528 million dinars, revenues from other sources.