UNICEF's representative, Michele Servadei, expressed on Thursday their readiness to cooperate with local authorities in Libya to implement emergency plans to confront the latest developments in the aftermath of the floods that the eastern region witnessed as a result of Storm Daniel.
Servadei's remarks came during a meeting with the Minister of Local Governing of the Government of National Unity and Head of the Government's Emergency and Rapid Response Team, Badr Al-Deen Al-Toumi.
The second annual Libyan Banking Conference on Compliance kicked off in the Capital, Tripoli, on Monday under the supervision of Libya's Central Bank (CBL) and in cooperation with the Arab Banking Corporation "Bank ABC."
The conference featured a host of officials working in the banking sector, including directors of the CBL departments and representatives of the Arab Banking Corporation from Bahrain, the United Kingdom, Tunisia, and Libya, besides officials from the Libyan commercial banks, sovereign investment funds, and electronic payment companies.
Abu Salim team bagged an important win against Ugandan KCCA FC 3-1 in the first leg of the round of 32 of the CAF African Confederation Cup in Tunisia on Sunday.
Abu Salim scored two goals within seven minutes of the first half of the match, as Al-Muatasem Bushnaf opened the score in the 26th minute, and seven minutes later Abdel Moneim Okasha scored the second. Afterwards, Hossam Al-Abani made it 3-0 at the start of the second half, before KCCA FC reduced the deficit in the 75th minute.
Libya has the highest rate of water consumption in the Arab region and the world, estimated at 2,392 litres per capita per day, a recent UN publication reveals.
According to the bulletin, Libya consumes more than 80% of its renewable water resources despite being one of the most threatened countries in the world by water stress.
"Libya uses three times the average per capita consumption in the Arab world," the circular states.
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education, Masouda Al-Aswad, said that the operating budget of educational institutions for the new academic year amounted to about 85 million dinars.
Masouda told the government's media platform Hakomitna that the distribution was according to the number of students in each area, indicating that 80% of the schools fulfilled the data and were ready to spend their budget, and that the schools located in 45 areas out of 90 had bank accounts that received their checks.
The food and drug control authority Al-Bayda has set up an emergency committee to receive reports about water contamination or epidemic situations in the flood-affected areas east of Libya.
The Food and Drug Control Centre on Sunday hosted a meeting grouping its director, besides the head of the Agricultural Research Centre, the director of the Environmental Sanitation Office, the director of the Bioresearch Centre, the director of the National Centre for Communicable Diseases, and the Al-Bayda Municipal Guard.
Revelation of the secret meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Unity and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the state of occupation was not expected at all, so the public opinion was shocked by the news immediately after it was widely circulated by the media. Angry demonstrations broke out in condemnation, rejection, and denunciation of the move, and indeed all political forces agreed to reject this step, calling on the government to retreat, and even resign, while some political parties tried to exploit the event to bring down the government.
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