The Libyan National Unity Government stated today, Tuesday, that “many ministers in the reconciliation government and the interim government have taken measures that would bring about changes to some legal positions in public institutions and interests, in violation of the management powers of the transition phase.”
A statement issued by the media office of the head of the unity government, Abdul Hamid Dabaiba, stated that “all measures taken in contravention of the management tasks are null and void.”
Dabaiba also ordered a “temporary” suspension of meetings of boards of trustees of investment institutions and general assemblies of public companies until further notice.
Al-Dabaiba considered that “the decisions issued by public institutions and companies from the date of granting confidence to the unity government are canceled.”
Dabaiba, the head of the Libyan National Unity Government in charge of managing the transitional phase up to the elections, gave the legal oath on Monday before Parliament, after More than a month after his appointment as part of a political process sponsored by the United Nations aimed at turning the page on a decade of chaos.
The session was held in Tobruk, the seat of the temporary parliament. It is located about 1,300 kilometers east of the capital, Tripoli. The oath was to be sworn in the city of Benghazi, the cradle of the uprising that led to the fall of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime in 2011, before it was transferred to Tobruk for “logistical” considerations.
And after years of stalemate in a country divided into two camps, it was appointed. Dabaiba, 61, was appointed prime minister alongside a three-member presidential council on February 5 by 75 Libyan officials from all sides meeting in Geneva under the auspices of the United Nations.
The government of national unity that he chairs got confidence “Historic” representatives last week.
It will replace the Government of National Accord headed by Fayez Al-Sarraj, which was installed in 2016 in Tripoli, and the parallel government of Abdullah Al-Thani based in Benghazi.
It will take over. The new executive authority has the responsibility to unify state institutions and oversee the transitional phase until the December 24 elections, when their term expires according to the latest road map.