Libya's GNA appoints new Defense Minister, Chief of Staff

Libya's GNA appoints new Defense Minister, Chief of Staff

August 29, 2020 - 20:16
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA) has appointed the current Deputy Minister of Defense, Salah Al-Namroush as a Defense Minister and Mohammed Al-Haddad as the Chief of Staff after promoting him to a Colonel General.

The decision of appointments was posted on the Facebook page of the media office of Al-Sarraj on Saturday after a meeting with Presidential Council members.

The Presidential Council also formed a committee headed by the member Abdelsalam Kajman and to review the expenditure of the Health Ministry in 2019 and 2020.

The committee includes Presidential Council member Ahmed Hamza, Finance Minister Faraj Bumatiri, and Health Insurance Fund Talal Ajaj. It should report results in 15 days.

The Presidential Council also formed a committee tasked with creating job opportunities for the unemployed among youths as per of urgent measures to heal the ailing economy and services.

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