The Prime minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, asserted, during a meeting with female members of the Libyan political forum, on his commitment to achieving a proper and effective representation of women in his new government.
“Today, I had a positive meeting with the female members of the forum. We discussed the government formation and challenges on the road to that,” he tweeted, Saturday, referring to women’s role in the government.
Dbeibah has sent suggestions and criteria related to the new government to the House of Representatives (HoR) on Thursday. He expressed hopes that the government earns the confidence of the (HoR).
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) reviewed, on February 5, written pledges signed by the then candidates for the Presidential Council (PC) and the (GNU) concerning issues including adherence to the road map, holding elections on December 24, and commitment to a 30% minimum representation of women in the government.
During the session, the former UN envoy to Libya, Stephanie Williams, said that she expects the deputy prime minister to be appointed to a woman.