The Head of the Presidential Council, Mohammed Menfi, his deputy Abdullah al-Lafi, discussed with the Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah on Tuesday spending priorities for 2023, according to the government’s media office, which added that the meeting was attended by the Governor of the Central Bank of Libya, Al-Siddiq Al-Kabir, the Head of the Audit Bureau, Khalid Shakshak, the Minister of Finance, Khalid Al-Mabrouk, and the Minister-designate of Planning, Mohammed Al-Zaidani, in addition to the Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Adel Jumua.

The meeting discussed government spending during the first quarter of this year, reviewing the measures taken by the Ministry of Finance regarding increasing disclosure and transparency rates, matching monthly data with the Central Bank and ensuring fair distribution to regions and municipalities in accordance with approved standards.

The meeting also reviewed the development chapter for 2023, so that it is according to specific projects that meet the contractual conditions and ensure transparency in them. The attendees also agreed on the need to hold periodic meetings to follow up on government spending and to ensure the fair distribution of revenues in accordance with transparency standards.