The Government of National Accord (GNA) initially agreed on Monday, to cut subsidies on fuel, but at the same time to activate other benefits, such as the family allowance, the wife and children grant, pension adjustment and support, allowances for job seekers, and financial benefits for families of martyrs.

This came in a meeting chaired by the head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, in the presence of his deputies and ministers.

The government officials had an extensive discussion on the issue and ways of mitigating its effects on citizens.