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UN envoy reiterates support for Libyan new executive authority’s unity efforts

The United Nations’ envoy to Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Jan Kubis, continued his meetings with Libyan officials and stakeholders in Tripoli, as he and UNSMIL Coordinator, Raisedon Zenenga, as well as Humanitarian Coordinator, Georgette Gagnon, met with with the Prime Minister-elect Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah.

UNSMIL said in a statement that Dbeibah commended the UN efforts in bringing Libyans together and put Libya back on the path of peace, unity, stability and prosperity.  

“Encouraged by the PM designate’s intention to form a representative and inclusive government, Kubis commended him on his commitment to allocate 30% of cabinet seats to women and to include youth”. UNSMIL added.

Dbeibah briefed UNSMIL officials on his vision of a roadmap to address the economic, humanitarian, security and developments challenges in the country.

UNSMIL officials and Dbeibah both agreed on the importance of holding an official House of Representatives vote of confidence session as soon as possible.  

Meanwhile, Kubis expressed the UN commitment to support the new interim executive in its quest to unite the country, enhance the provision of services to the Libyan people as well as to prepare the country for the holding of national elections on 24 December 2021.

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