Maetig meets Saleh in framework of unifying budget and state institutions

By Sami Zaptia.

Maetig met Saleh yesterday to reunify the country’s budget ahead of Saleh’s HoR endorsing the new PC/GNU (Photo: PC/GNA).

London, 21 February 2021:

Presidency Council (PC) Deputy and Acting Prime Minister, Ahmed Maetig, met House of Representatives (HoR) head, Ageela Saleh in Tobruk yesterday.

Maetig said the meeting was ‘‘In the framework of the work to establish a unified budget and end the state of financial division of the state’’.

Adding, ‘‘This step is important in paving the way for the next government (GNU) to take over its functions with a unified budget and unified institutions’’, he concluded.

He was accompanied by Tripoli’s Economy and Acting Finance Minister, Faraj Bumtari and Deputy Finance Minister for eastern Libyan government, Mrajaa Ghait was also present at the meeting.

The meeting comes as a continuation of the first Brega Budget Reunification meeting on 12 January this year.

The meeting also continues the positive optics of western political stakeholders meeting eastern Libyan political stakeholders post the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum’s (LPDF) 5 February selection of a new Presidency Council and Government of National Unity (GNU).


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