Forty three migrants have drowned after their boat sank off Tunisia, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Saturday. The migrants had set off from the Libyan port of Zuwara and were attempting to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe.
The chairman of the Civil Democratic Party, Muhammad Saad Embark, told the press on Saturday that some members of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) attempt to delay the December elections by insisting on holding the constitutional referendum first.
The Libyan Interior Ministry has closed the country’s the second largest crossing border with Tunisia, known as Wazen Al-Dhiba, due to a recent spike of COVID-19 cases in the neighboring country, sources told Libya Update on Thursday.
Twenty five out of forty five members of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) have agreed on a proposal for negotiations on defining the constitutional framework of the December elections, announced Ján Kubiš, the Head United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), on Thursday.
The Libyan Political Dialogue Forum must produce an outcome by the end of the day regarding the constitutional framework for the Libyan elections in December, said Ján Kubiš, the Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, on Thursday.
Mustafa Sanalla, the chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), met on Wednesday with the Ramadan Abu Janah, the Deputy Prime Minister, to discuss enhancing services and utilities in Libya’s southern region.