Tag Archives | Government of National Accord (GNA)

Fleet of Ambulances Transferred to Sirte

Ambulances transferred to Sirte aim to improve access to critical healthcare services The President of the Presidential Council of Libya HE Fayez Al-Sarraj, met with Ms Maria do Valle Ribeiro, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General and UN Resident Coordinator (UNSMIL) for Libya, in Tripoli, who handed over titles for ten ambulances for Sirte. […]

Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) Updates on Progess

The intensification of the conflict in Libya since 2014 caused significant loss of life and displacement across the country. Critical infrastructure was damaged, disrupting basic services such as water, sanitation and electricity supply. Launched in April 2016, the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) aims to bridge the critical period of transition from humanitarian relief to […]

Big drop in Libyan Oil Revenues

By John Lee. New statistics show oil revenues of only 3.03 billion dinars ($2.2 billion) for the first quarter of 2017, down 43 percent from the expected 5.42 billion ($3.87 billion). Overall, the Ministry of Finance of the Government of National Accord (GNA) says state revenues were down 30 percent, with tax 23 percent below plan, […]

EU Renews Libya Sanctions

On 31 March 2017, the European Council prolonged the sanctions against Libya targeting three persons for six months. On 1 April 2016, the Council imposed restrictive measures against Libya on three persons: Agila Saleh (pictured), president of the Libyan Council of Deputies in the House of Representatives; Khalifa Ghweil, prime minister and defence minister of […]

LIA CEO targets Unity, Inward Investment, London Office

By John Lee. The chief executive of the Tobruk-based Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) has told Reuters that he is working to unify the organisation. Ali Shamekh was appointed CEO by the board of directors of the Tobruk-based LIA in August, while the United Nations-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) also named a Steering Committee headed by […]

UK Lawmakers push for Urgent Engagement with Haftar

A report by the Conservative Middle East Council (CMEC) — an influential body set up to ensure that British Conservative parliamentarians understand the Middle East — has urged the UK to engage with Khalifa Haftar, the Libyan National Army (LNA), and the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR). It also says the UK should reconsider its relationship […]

NSG Leader “Wounded” in Tripoli Clashes

By John Lee. Armed groups loyal to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) have with reportedly regained control of the Rixos Hotel complex, which had been used as a base by the alternative National Salvation Government (NSG) led by Islamist ex-premier Khalifa Ghwell. Ghwell was said to have been slightly wounded in the clashes. […]