The Address | Benghazi – Libya
LIBYA – The House of Representatives (HoR) and the State Council (SC) issued a joint press statement today on the completion of their dialogue committees meetings. They announced their agreement on the reformation of the presidential council that that will be composed of a president and two deputies and a separate prime minister who should form a government of national accord.
The two councils statement added: “On this occasion, we emphasize that the project of reforming the executive authority and the unification of state institutions is a national project that aims to end the division in the country so that the task of the new authority is the unification of state institutions and preparation for the presidential and parliamentary elections.”
The statement called on all members of the House of Representatives and the State Council to take serve the interest of the country and work hard to choose a presidential council that can lead this difficult stage, away from “any regional narrow calculations,” according to the statement.
“We call on the current government of national accord in Tripoli and the Libyan interim government to consider the supreme interest of the country and to engage in a national spirit in this national project to overcome all obstacles Libya is facing.”
The statement also called on all media outlets and civil society organizations to support the formation of the executive authority and to play its positive and effective role in this regard.
The statement of the House of Representatives and the State Council signed by the heads of their dialogue committees, Abdul Salam Nasia and Bashir Al-Hawash, called on “the sons of the Libyan Armed Forces ” to continue their talks in order to unify this institution throughout the country, according to the text of the same statement.