The head of the Presidential Council, Mohammed Menfi, has offered his condolences to the Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, following the Cairo church fire.

"We share the pain of this loss and confirm the support of Libya to Egypt and its people," Menfi said, according to the Presidential Council media office.

On Sunday, the Egyptian Ministry of Health announced the death of 41 people and the injury of 14 after a fire broke out in a Coptic Orthodox church in Cairo.