The Ministry of Local Government organized Tuesday in Tripoli "The Mayors and Heads of Local Councils Forum" under the theme of "Decentralization and Transfer of Power."

The forum was attended by First Vice-President of the High Council of State (HCS), Naji Mukhtar and member of the Presidential Council (PC) Ahmed Hamza, in addition to several ministers and deputy ministers of the PC.

The Minister of Local Government Baddad Gansu explained in a statement that the forum aims to grant authorities to municipalities and local and steering councils, pointing out that the forum will be an opportunity to begin implementation of the terms of power transfer through the Ministry of Local Government.