Minister of Planning Mohamed Al-Zaydani has signed a framework convention with the United Nations Resident Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs, Georgette Gagnon, for cooperation in promoting sustainable development.

The UN Office in Libya said the agreement aims to advance the sustainable development agenda in Libya and invest it in people.

"The UN aims to support a more peaceful and stable Libya where people and planet can thrive," the UN stated.

According to the Ministry of Planning, the agreement regulates technical cooperation between the Government of National Unity and the UN agencies.

The ministry noted that it remains the UN's main partner for technical collaboration in this area.

The signing ceremony featured the participation of the Director of the UN Development Program and the Resident Director of the United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF.