HNEC Board declared that HNEC is ready for any presidential or parliamentary elections, through its statement announced on Sunday March 12th, 2017.
The statement states that HNEC bears full responsibility to perform its duties charged to it by Law No.(8), 2013; at the same time, it supports any initiatives for solving the current political crisis.
The statement called all Libyan citizens to practice their political rights, confirming their rights to vote. Further, HNEC called upon all state institutions and civil society organizations and national media to support the HNEC to fulfill its obligations and support all efforts aiming at consolidating citizens’ political rights. The statement included: “nations are not built by money or power, but by their youth’s hands, men’s strength and the wisdom of their elders; and those people have the right to choose and make decisions”.