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HoR, HCS form a team to name Libyan sovereign positions’ occupants

The delegations of the House of Representatives (HoR) and High Council of State (HCS) agreed Saturday in Morocco’s Bouznika to form a working team to name the future incumbents of the state sovereign positions as per (Article 15) of the Libyan Political Agreement of 2105.

The delegations issued a statement after the meetings in Bouznika ended, saying they would name an agreeable group of occupants for the sovereign positions in a period of 30 days of discussions as per (Arricle 15), adding that they would commit to qualifications and professionalism as well as geographical area in the sovereign positions’ selection.

The two delegations reiterated that all these positions would be terminated by the end of the preparatory period, which is slated to last till next December before national elections take place on December 24, 2021.

The statement indicated that the sovereign positions that were discussed by the delegations were the Central Bank of Libya, including the position of Governor and deputy; the Administrative Control Authority, including the Head and deputy; the Audit Bureau – Head and deputy, and the High National Elections Commission, including the Head and members; in addition to the Attorney General.

The statement also indicated that candidates will be sending applications to be considered for the posts from January 26 to February 02.

In the meantime, the member of the House of Representatives, Mohammed Al-Raeid, told Libya Alahrar TV Saturday that the delegations in Bouznika had agreed on the distribution of state sovereign positions geographically:.

“The Central Bank of Libya and Administrative Control Authority for Cyrenaica region (eastern Libya) the Supreme Court and Anti-corruption Authority for Fezzan region (south) and the Attorney General and Audit Bureau’s positions for Tripoli (western region).” He explained.

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