The President of the Presidential Council discusses with the German special envoy to Libya bilateral relations between the two countries.

Today, Sunday, at the Council’s headquarters, the President of the Presidential Council, ‘Mohamed Al-Manfi,’ discussed with the German Special Envoy to Libya, ‘Christian Bock,’ the person responsible for the Libyan file at the German Foreign Ministry, ‘Sarah Holt,’ and the Chargé d’Affairs, ‘Sven Kroesbe,’ the bilateral relations between the two countries, and developments in the political situation in Libya.

The media office of the President of the Libyan Presidential Council stated that the meeting focused on pushing forward the political process in Libya to reach elections in which everyone participates without excluding anyone, in addition to the developments in the national reconciliation project adopted by the Council and preparing for the comprehensive forum expected at the end of April of this year.

The President of the Presidential Council appreciated Germany’s positive role in Libya and its diplomatic and political efforts to achieve the outcomes of the two Berlin tracks with the aim of achieving
peace in Libya and reaching elections as soon as possible.

For his part, the German Special Envoy to Libya praised the role of the President of the Presidential Council and his tireless efforts to bring viewpoints closer between the Libyan parties with the aim of ending the transitional stages and bringing the country to elections.

Source: Libyan News Agency

The Minister of Labor and Rehabilitation meets with the Deputy Secretary of Labor of the Philippines.

Minister of Labor and Rehabilitation Ali Al-Abid Al-Rida met today, Sunday, with the Philippine Deputy Minister of Labor for Employment Affairs, Levinson Alcantara, at the Ministry’s office.

The meeting was attended by a delegation from the Philippine Ministry of Labor and Expatriates, represented by a number of officials from the Philippine Ministry of Labor, in addition to the presence of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Labor for Employment Affairs, Dr. Ali Al-Maqouri, Advisor to the Minister, and Chargé d’Affaires of the Philippine Embassy in Libya.

Al-Abed welcomed the presence of Filipino workers in the labor market, noting the ministry’s role in facilitating procedures for the transfer of labor through the Wafid digital platform.

He stressed that the Ministry is following up on the implementation of the Labor Relations Law, which greatly takes into account workers’ rights, and that the Ministry is working to solve any obstacles facing workers in Libya.

In turn, the Philippine Minister of Labor
said that the Filipino community expresses its satisfaction with work in Libya, noting the remarkable progress that Libya has made in the field of employment and providing a suitable work environment, pointing out his country’s interest in training and qualifying workers before entering the labor market, along with familiarity with the English language and the special laws in Libya.

Source: Libyan News Agency

The First Deputy President of the High Council of State discusses with the German special envoy to Libya the mechanism for implementing and completing the electoral entitlement.

The First Deputy President of the High Council of State, Masoud Obaid, discussed today, Sunday, with the German Special Envoy to Libya, Mr. Christian Böck, the latest political developments taking place in the country, and the electoral laws issued by the 6+6 Committee and the mechanism for implementing them to achieve Electoral entitlement.

This came during the meeting held between them today at the Council’s headquarters in Tripoli, in the presence of the Deputy Head of the Mission, Sven Croset, the person responsible for the Libyan file at the German Foreign Ministry, Sarah Holt, and the Council’s Rapporteur, Belkacem Debres.

The German envoy expressed his country’s readiness to help the political parties and bring their viewpoints closer together, praising at the same time the role of the High Council of State in order to reach elections as soon as possible.

Source: Libyan News Agency

DEWA highlights its efforts to support UAE’s strategies to enhance innovation environmentGaza Health Ministry: The situation in the northern Gaza Strip is catastrophic

DUBAI: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is participating in the UAE Innovation Month ‘UAE Innovates 2024’. This is in line with DEWA’s commitment to enhance the position of the UAE Innovates as the world’s largest and most prominent national event.

DEWA is organising several activities and events at its head office, its Distribution Power Division Complex, and its Warsan Complex, throughout February, in addition to its stand at the UAE Innovates exhibition organised by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation (MBRCGI) in the Emirates Towers, Dubai.

DEWA is showcasing more than 50 innovative projects all over its buildings. It also organises the Innovation Week event in the Innovation Tent at its head office, to highlight 14 innovative projects. DEWA will also organise 18 physical and virtual workshops for employees and school students.

This promotes their participation in anticipating and shaping a sustainable future. Moreover, DEWA is organising the Annual Innovation and the Fu
ture Conference at DEWA Academy on 27th February, with the participation of 12 prominent local and international speakers, creatives, and innovators.

‘The UAE Innovates has become an annual opportunity to showcase DEWA’s efforts to achieve the ambitions of the UAE and the goals of its future strategies to make innovation an integral component in the identity and methodology of government work. We are committed to advancing innovation and utilising the latest disruptive technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

These include generative Artificial Intelligence (AI), digital transformation, and the latest of solar and renewable energy technologies. We aim to develop proactive solutions that keep pace with the accelerating challenges and support our efforts to continue our global excellence and leadership and accelerate the transition to a green economy,’ said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA.

‘DEWA is a key supporter of Dubai’s progress in leading the future by reshaping the traditional con
cepts of work mechanisms to suit the rapid global changes,’ added Al Tayer.

Source: Emirates News Agency

Amman: The health situation in the northern areas of the Gaza Strip is catastrophic in light of the continued Israeli war and siege since October 7, the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza stated Sunday.

According to a statement, the Ministry said the health situation in the northern enclave is “extremely catastrophic and cannot be described,” adding, “The hospitals in Gaza and its north are currently without fuel, while the Baptist Hospital in Gaza City has been lacking fuel for more than ten days.”

The Ministry added that medicine refrigerators are without electricity, threatening to destroy quantities of sensitive medicines.

Source: Jordan News Agency

The Chairman of the High Electoral Commission meets with the German special envoy to Libya.

The Chairman of the High Electoral Commission, ‘Imad Al-Sayeh,’ met today, Sunday, with the German Special Envoy to Libya, ‘Christian Bock,’ and his accompanying delegation at the Council’s headquarters.

The Commission’s media office stated that the visit comes within the framework of the international community’s support for the democratic process in Libya, and to review the level of the Commission’s readiness to implement the municipal council elections scheduled to be implemented during this year.

During the meeting, Bock expressed the German government’s appreciation for the Commission’s efforts to hold the elections in accordance with the highest standards applicable in the world, and reiterated its readiness to provide technical and advisory support, which enhances the Commission’s readiness to implement the expected entitlements.

Source: Libyan News Agency