Pakistan welcomes approval of unity government in Libya

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

14th Mar, 2021. 12:59 pm
Zahid Hafeez

After a significant breakthrough creating the conditions to reunify institutions in Libya and leading the country toward national elections on 24 December, Pakistan on Sunday welcomed the formation of the Government of National Unity.

According to the details, in a statement today the Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said Pakistan welcomes the endorsement by the Libyan Parliament to the cabinet proposed by the Prime Minister-designate of the brotherly State of Libya and the successful formation of the Government of National Unity.

Foreign Office spokesperson in his statement expressed well wishes for the success of Libyan parliamentary and political leadership and appreciated the resolve of the Libyan people for peace and security, leading to this outcome. He also acknowledged the positive role played by the UN Support Mission in Libya.

In addition to this, the FO Spokesperson said that Pakistan accords high importance to its historically close and cordial ties with Libya and remains committed to advance our bilateral cooperation as well as coordination at the regional and international fora.

Earlier, the European Union also welcomed the vote by Libya’s parliament to approve a unity government. The European Union in its statement called on all the Libyan stakeholders to ensure a timely and seamless transfer of power to the Government of National Unity.

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