Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The deputy Chairman of the High Council of State and Chairman of the Libyan-Turkish Friendship Commission, Omar al-Obeidi, and the Chairman of the Turkish-Libyan Friendship Commission of the Turkish National Assembly, MP Ersan Aksu, Wednesday discussed the lifting of visas between Libya and Turkey to facilitate [...]
©- - 21 february 2024 - 13:56:33 - thread Politics (257 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The fourth meeting of the Council of Legal Advisers to African Parliaments Tuesday got underway at the headquarter of Parliament in Benghazi, Libya's second largest city. Taking part in the meeting are the parliamentary legal advisers, Japheth Muthomi Murora, Johnson Okello, Ethel Likomwa, Joel Yrengo Kivdendo, Michael [...]
©- - 30 january 2024 - 17:10:35 - thread Politics (266 words)


Lomé, Togo (PANA) - Togo's National Assembly on Tuesday adopted a bill to increase the number of MPs from 91 to 113, PANA reported here. According to sources close to the National Assembly, the increase in the number of Members of Parliament has "become necessary, in particular because of the significant [...]
©- - 24 january 2024 - 17:25:14 - thread Politics (213 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament) held its official session on Monday at its headquarters in the eastern city of Benghazi, chaired by its Speaker, Aguila Saleh, to hear the Libyan government's views on measures taken to cope with and respond to the effects of the [...]
©- - 28 november 2023 - 18:53:05 - thread Politics (549 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The work of a plenary session of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament) began on Monday in Benghazi (East) to discuss the proposal of the 6+6 Joint Commission on the electoral laws for the legislative and presidential elections. The session will be chaired by the Speaker of [...]
©- - 10 july 2023 - 14:54:36 - thread Politics (317 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Ahlam Al-Lafi, Member of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament), chaired a meeting of the Arab Parliament's Committee on Social, Educational, Cultural, Women's and Youth Affairs, which was devoted to the adoption of the draft Arab orientation law to combat domestic violence. The meeting, held on Saturday [...]
©- - 11 june 2023 - 15:25:38 - thread Politics (299 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) -Despite the announcement in the Moroccan town of Bouznika that a compromise had been reached on the legislation for holding parliamentary and presidential elections between members of the 6+6 Joint Commission of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament) and the High Council of State responsible for drafting [...]
©- - 08 june 2023 - 18:53:45 - thread Politics (1681 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The security crisis in Burkina Faso since 2015 displaced thousands of people but as of 23 May 2023, more than 20,457 households, comprising 125,227 people had returned to their places of origin, Prime Minister Apollinaire Joachimdon Kyélem de Tambéla, told Parliament on Tuesday in his [...]
©- - 30 may 2023 - 14:36:18 - thread Politics (530 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan House of Representatives voted by a majority of MPs during the plenary session held Tuesday behind closed doors in Benghazi (East), to suspend Fathi Bachagha. It also decided to dismiss him and investigate his management during the past period. In a brief statement, the parliament's spokesman, [...]
©- - 16 may 2023 - 19:46:56 - thread Politics (500 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A member of the Libyan House of Representatives and the Arab Parliament, Abdessalam Nassiya, participated in the meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Committee of the Arab Parliament held Monday in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. The meeting discussed the draft Arab guideline law on the promotion [...]
©- - 02 may 2023 - 14:37:35 - thread Politics (265 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The second deputy speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament), Abdelhadi al-Saghir, Thursday agreed with the chairman of the Duma's International Relations Committee and leader of the Russian Liberal Democratic Party, Leonid Slutsky, to exchange visits between the two chambers. A statement from the Libyan Parliament [...]
©- - 30 march 2023 - 14:54:55 - thread Politics (350 words)


Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA)- The draft law 2023 on supplementary credits and various committee reports are among the main items on the agenda of the first session of the fifth legislative assembly of the seven member countries of the East African Free Trade Community (EAC), scheduled for 28 March to 7 [...]
©- - 29 march 2023 - 16:26:12 - thread Politics (527 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A session of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament) started on Monday in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, devoted to the examination of the 2023 draft budget and the appointment of members of the 6+6 joint committee with the High State Council in charge of [...]
©- - 20 march 2023 - 19:18:13 - thread Politics (294 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, has summoned MPs to attend an official session in Benghazi on Monday. It will be dedicated to the discussion of the 2023 budget law and the election of members of the joint committee with the High State [...]
©- - 16 march 2023 - 13:25:48 - thread Politics (269 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The meetings of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) standing committees Tuesday began with members of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament), and members of the African Parliament, in Midrand, South Africa, in preparation for the upcoming plenary session. The member of the House of Representatives, "Youssef Al-Fakhri, deputy [...]
©- - 14 march 2023 - 15:36:51 - thread Politics (315 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Local journalists and foreign press correspondents were barred from entering parliament to cover the inaugural session of the new legislature which began on Monday. The previous parliament was dissolved last March by President Kaïs Saied, whose members he accused of corruption and actions that he said had [...]
©- - 13 march 2023 - 16:12:08 - thread Politics (527 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament) expressed surprise at the inaccuracies in the briefing presented by UN envoy Abdoulaye Bathily to the Security Council on Monday. This was with regard to the failure of the Parliament and the High State Council to approve a constitutional rule, and [...]
©- - 28 february 2023 - 15:36:45 - thread Politics (972 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - The mansions occupied by governing party ministers and deputy ministers in Cape Town and Pretoria are collectively worth a staggering US$52.4 million. This information was exposed on Monday following a parliamentary question submitted by the official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) to the Minister of Public [...]
©- - 27 february 2023 - 16:57:45 - thread Politics (337 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A member of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament), Abdessalam Nassiya, participated in the 30th extraordinary session of the Executive Committee of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, devoted to the follow-up of the strategic plan of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union for the [...]
©- - 24 february 2023 - 19:52:28 - thread Politics (233 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The House of Representatives in Libya, during its session held on Tuesday in Benghazi, approved the thirteenth amendment of the Constitutional Declaration, on the organisation of relationship between powers in Libyan. THis decision could facilitate the organisation of elections if supported by the High Council of State, [...]
©- - 07 february 2023 - 17:08:38 - thread Politics (373 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan House of Representatives resumed sitting on Tuesday in the eastern city of Benghazi to elect the second Deputy Speader. The race is between MPs al-Hadi al-Saghir and Ahmed al-Sharif who polled 35 votes and 29 votes respectively in the first round of voting on Monday. The [...]
©- - 07 february 2023 - 13:44:13 - thread Politics (214 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The plenary of the Libyan House of Representatives started on Monday in Benghazi, devoted to the election of the second deputy speaker and debates on the constitutional basis for the elections. Leading the session, the Speaker, Aguila Saleh, proposed the amendment of the Constitutional Declaration, a sort [...]
©- - 06 february 2023 - 13:42:50 - thread Politics (290 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament), Aguila Saleh, has summoned members of the House to attend a plenary session at its headquarters in Benghazi on Monday. A statement issued by the parliament and signed by Aguila expressed his hope that members will respect the [...]
©- - 04 february 2023 - 12:16:54 - thread Politics (197 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The hope for a way out of the Libyan crisis with the recent announcement in Cairo, Egypt, of an agreement on a constitutional document and a roadmap between the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament) and the High Council of State, may be short-lived, with the speculative [...]
©- - 19 january 2023 - 19:28:14 - thread Politics (1754 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) -The Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament) decided during its session on Monday in Benghazi (East) to form a number of committees for the different tracks of the political crisis to prepare and submit proposals to the House within a determined timeframe. The spokesperson of the Parliament, Abdallah Blihak, [...]
©- - 17 january 2023 - 18:56:48 - thread Politics (267 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The work of a plenary session of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament), started on Tuesday at the Parliament's headquarters in the eastern city of Benghazi, dominated by the debates on how to get the country out of the crisis via the constitutional track. Headed by the [...]
©- - 17 january 2023 - 15:20:15 - thread Politics (366 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, has convened a plenary session for next Tuesday in Benghazi. This is coming after the announcement and the chairman High State Council, Khaled al-Mechri, after their consultations in Cairo, Egypt, of their agreement to draw up a [...]
©- - 14 january 2023 - 18:24:00 - thread Politics (148 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The House of Representatives in Libya (Parliament) approved a decision to ban the extradition by any Libyan party of any Libyan citizen abroad after the case of citizen Abu Ajila Al-Mreimi, who was handed over to the United States. Al-Mreimi, a former intelligence officer, was handed over [...]
©- - 02 january 2023 - 18:26:59 - thread Politics (298 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The House of Representatives in Libya on Monday began a plenary session in the eastern city of Benghazi. It is being presided over by the first deputy speaker, Fawzi al-Nouwairi, the official spokesperson of the House, Abdallah Blihak, announced. The Speaker, Aguila Saleh, called the members to an [...]
©- - 02 january 2023 - 15:51:32 - thread Politics (375 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's beleaguered Minister of Finance, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, on Thursday survived a censure motion by opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) MPs to remove him from office for mismanagement of the economy that has brought untold hardship on the population. This was after the majority New Patriotic Party [...]
©- - 08 december 2022 - 19:35:16 - thread Politics (446 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - At a time when efforts are focused on overcoming disagreements between the House of Representatives (Parliament) and the High Council of State on the eligibility criteria of candidates for the presidential election, the decision by the chairman of the Libyan Council to suspend contacts with the [...]
©- - 08 december 2022 - 19:17:50 - thread Politics (1001 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Speaker of the House of Representatives in Libya (Parliament), Aguila Saleh, Wednesday expressed surprise at the lack of understanding of the meaning of the law establishing a Constitutional Court in Benghazi (East). In a statement, Saleh defended the draft law establishing a Constitutional Court, saying that [...]
©- - 07 december 2022 - 19:51:11 - thread Politics (555 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The First Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives (Parliament), Fawzi Al-Nouwairi, has appointed Marai Moftah Rahil Al-Barassi, Deputy Governor, to temporarily hold the position of Governor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) for the Beidha branch in the east of the country until the [...]
©- - 23 november 2022 - 18:01:17 - thread Politics (475 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Parliament sitting on Tuesday in the eastern city of Benghazi approved the draft law on the unified wage bill in the civil service, the spokesperson of the Parliament, Abdallah Blihak, has announced. The session was held under the chairmanship of the first deputy speaker of [...]
©- - 22 november 2022 - 18:31:49 - thread Politics (183 words)


Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - Aimée Laurentine Kanyana, a member of the Burundi's ruling party, was sworn in on Tuesday in Kigobe, the seat of the National Assembly, as the new and first woman Ombudsman. The former Minister of Justice was until recently deputy head of the civil cabinet at the Burundian [...]
©- - 22 november 2022 - 15:24:41 - thread Politics (204 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Parliament began a session on Monday in Benghazi, devoted to the law on the unified salary scale for state officials. Chaired by the First Deputy Speaker, Fawzi al-Nouwairi, the plenary session, will discuss bills including the unified salary scale and the internal security bill and [...]
©- - 21 november 2022 - 14:10:31 - thread Politics (113 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The mandate of the MPs of the 3rd transitional legislature of Burkina Faso was validated on Friday, according to a note from the transitional legislative assembly. The 71 MPs designated to sit in this 3rd transitional legislature comprise 11 women and 60 men. Eighteen of them [...]
©- - 11 november 2022 - 14:58:14 - thread Politics (107 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The first deputy speaker of Parliament, Fawzi Al-Nouwari, has condemned the statements of ambassadors accredited in the country as foreign interference in Libya. He said these statements jeopardise any rapprochement between Libyans and threaten the country's national security. In a statement issued on Thursday by Parliament, Al-Nouwari stressed [...]
©- - 10 november 2022 - 19:53:18 - thread Politics (287 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Parliament began another session on Monday in the eastern city of Benghazi devoted to the examination of a number of draft laws, its official spokesperson, Abdallah Blihak, has announced. The Benghazi session, chaired by the first deputy Speaker, Fawzi al-Nouwairi, will discuss a number of [...]
©- - 07 november 2022 - 12:25:55 - thread Politics (256 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki, has welcomed the meeting in Morocco between the Speaker of the Libyan Parliament and the chairman of the High State Council, expressing the hope that it would be the beginning of a political dialogue to end [...]
©- - 23 october 2022 - 14:11:16 - thread Politics (431 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and head of the UN Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Abdoulaye Bathily, Saturday welcomed the resumption of dialogue between the Speaker of the Libyan Parliament, Aguila Saleh, and the chairman of the High State Council, Khaled al-Mechri, on Friday in [...]
©- - 22 october 2022 - 13:37:35 - thread Politics (422 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The House of Representatives in Libya (Parliament), during its official session Wednesday in Benghazi (East), by a majority vote, decided to refer the draft law to the country's judicial bodies to give their opinion on its conformity with the legislation in the country. The session, which was [...]
©- - 19 october 2022 - 15:31:56 - thread Politics (245 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Parliament resumed sitting on Wednesday in Benghazi, under the chairmanship of the Speaker, Aguila Saleh, to debate a draft law on the establishment of a Constitutional Court in the country. In mid-August, the General Assembly of the Supreme Court of Libya unanimously decided to reactivate [...]
©- - 19 october 2022 - 11:44:49 - thread Politics (185 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The observations of Libyan MPs on the draft unification of the salary scale of state insititutions will be forwarded to Parliament's legislative and financial committees for comments before the end of this month, the Speaker, Aguila Saleh, announced on Tuesday. Speaking at the end of the debate [...]
©- - 18 october 2022 - 17:42:14 - thread Politics (205 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Parliament began a meeting on Tuesday in the eastern city of Benghazi to complete the discussion on the draft unified salary scale for state officials, the spokesperson for Parliament, Abdallah Blihak, has announced. In a brief statement, Blihak said that the session will complete the [...]
©- - 18 october 2022 - 12:13:15 - thread Politics (130 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A delegation of the Libyan Parliament, led by the first deputy speaker, Fawzi al-Nouairi, is participating in the 145th General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), which opened in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, on Tuesday. The session is devoted to the promotion of local and regional development [...]
©- - 12 october 2022 - 11:49:25 - thread Politics (221 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Thirty-two Libyan MPs from the eastern region have called on the Speaker of Parliament, Aguila Saleh, to present the unamended 1951 Constitution, under Beylical rule, for deliberation in a special session of Parliament to consider a return to the federal system based the three historical regions [...]
©- - 01 october 2022 - 19:52:57 - thread Politics (359 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan parliament is meeting on Tuesday in plenary session at its headquarters in the eastern city of Benghazi to elect its second deputy speaker. The MPs will also discuss the unified law on the salary scale for civil servants among other subjects, according to parliamentary spokesperson Abdallah [...]
©- - 27 september 2022 - 12:51:46 - thread Politics (79 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The new president of the Supreme Court in Libya appointed by the House of Representatives (Parliament), Councillor Abdallah Bourziza, was sworn in on Sunday before the Speaker of the Parliament, Aguila Saleh, in the eastern city of Al-Qobba, the spokesman of the House of Representatives, Abdallah [...]
©- - 18 september 2022 - 18:47:31 - thread Politics (141 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The plenary session of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament) started on Thursday in the eastern city of Benghazi, devoted to the election of a second deputy speaker of the Parliament and the confirmation of a new president of the Supreme Court. The session is headed by [...]
©- - 15 september 2022 - 15:44:30 - thread Politics (317 words)