HNEC officially receives the draft of the Libyan Constitution

HNEC officially receives the draft of the Libyan Constitution

 

The High National Elections Commission received on Wednesday evening, August 2nd, 2017, an official copy of the draft Libyan Constitution, where the CDA member, Mr. Abolgasem Basheer Yoshaa, handed over the draft Libyan Constitution to HNEC Chairman Dr. Emad A. Al-Sayah, in the presence of the General Director Mr. Saeed Al-Gosbi, and the Director of the Administrative and Financial Department, Mr. Abd Al-Baset Talha.

The meeting was held at the Board of the Commission. Mr. Yoshaa expressed his satisfaction with the results of the CDA efforts which led to approving the draft Libyan Constitution and handing it over to the Commission and to the relevant bodies. He pointed out the efforts exerted by the CDA to achieve this level of consensus, which is very important in order to go for other events that affect the life of Libyans. Further, he highlighted the role entrusted to the HNEC during the next phase when the draft Constitution will be presented to the Libyans to say their words through the referendum process.

Dr. Al-Sayeh expressed his appreciation for the efforts exerted by the CDA and its determination to carry out the national mission for which it was elected. During the meeting, they discussed the cooperation between the HNEC and the CDA in order to implement the referendum and the possibilities of conducting some joint activities and programs aiming at raising Libyans’ awareness of the constitution’ s texts. Dr. Al-Sayah confirmed that HNEC is ready to fulfill its responsibilities once the referendum law is issued.