The new General Manager of the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL), Mohammed Ismail, held a meeting on Tuesday with the assistant general manager and a number of company officials, to discuss the company's work progress and the electricity grid conditions.

During the meeting, it was agreed to form urgent technical committees, including a committee to study the strategy of the company's need for natural gas during the coming period and the possibility of adding additional production projects to confront the increase in energy consumption.

The meeting also dealt with plans for rapid maintenance of electric power transmission lines, generating units at production stations, and the components of the electrical grid.