Tripoli, 6 October 2013:
The Council of Ministers – the cabinet – held its 21st meeting of 2013 today, Sunday 6 October, at the Prime Minister’s Office.
The Council approved, during the meeting, the minutes of its 19th meeting of 2013 as well the reviewing of the Prime Minister’s statements. The cabinet also discussed the latest security developments in the country and the budget proposals for the year 2014.
It looked at proposals from the chairman of the Compensation Supervisory Committee for lost and damaged goods during the revolution.
It also reviewed the plans for municipalities at Jerjer, Shahat and Beida and the projected coastal road from Tokra to Ras-Hilal as well as the draft decision to build a new port at Zawia. The construction of housing units by the Ministry of Housing and Utilities to accommodate some of those displaced by the revolution was discussed as was a proposal from the Minister of Housing to build 120 housing units in the Abraq area.
With regard to support for disabled people, the cabinet looked into a proposal from by the Minister of Finance to provide cars for them.
It also discussed the Health Minister’s plans for a year-lingcontract between his ministry and the University of Brighton in UK and the British Association of Midwifery to train 250 midwives in Libya , as well as a proposal from the Minister of Human Resources relating to the provision of urgent support to the Manmade River company for the manufacture of pipes, as well as the maintenance of the plants. [/restrict]