Minister of State for Communication and Political Affairs of the Dbeibeh’s outgoing government, Walid al-Lafi, who is accused of supporting extremist groups in Libya through media, headed a delegation participating in a conference against Islamophobia held in Istanbul, Turkey on 22 October.
“Libya is participating in the 12th Conference of Information Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation held in the Turkish city of Istanbul, under the slogan “Combating Misinformation and Islamophobia in the Post-Truth Era,” according to the outgoing government of Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh.
“Libya is represented in the conference by Minister of State for Communication and Political Affairs, Walid Al-Lafi,” the government said in a statement.
Al-Lafi met, on the sidelines of the conference, with a number of information ministers of member states, to discuss cooperation in the fields of media and government communication, joint drama production and cooperation at the level of national channels and news agencies, the statement pointed out.
Al-Lafi used to be in charge of a television channel that supported extremist groups and militias against the army.