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US senior diplomat, Libyan central bank governor discuss ‘financial transparency’

US senior diplomat, Libyan central bank governor discuss ‘financial transparency’

The the Governor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), Saddek Elkaber, discuss the bank’s efforts to “strengthen transparency in the financial sector” with U.S. Assistant Secretary Barbara Leaf during a meeting in Tunis today, according to statement by the U.S. State Department.

With the presence of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland, Leaf underscored U.S. support for CBL to “ensure equitable use of public funds for the benefit of all Libyans.”

Meanwhile, the Libyan bank stated Elkaber discussed cooperation with American public institutions such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide “technical support programs”.