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Libya’s House of Representatives to convene in Sirte

The member of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR), Abu Bakr Baira, said the next week’s session of the parliament will be in Sirte after receiving approval from the 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC).

Baira told Libya Alahrar TV on Saturday that the HoR had coordinated with the Sirte municipality for the upcoming session, adding that they had also reserved a hotel for the event.

He also indicated that the HoR session will see the election of a new Presidency: Speaker and Deputies from Fezzan region (south Libya) in addition to discussing granting confidence to the new executive authority’s Government of National Unity.

In the meantime, the member of the 5+5 Joint Military Commission, Mukhtar Naqasa, said they were not officially informed about their role in securing the HoR session that would be held in Sirte, adding that the 5+5 JMC’s tasks “don’t include securing HoR sessions, as per the points of ceasefire agreement, which was signed last October in Geneva”.

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