Hassan Al-Werfalli (Benghazi, Cairo)
The President of the Presidential Council, Muhammad Al-Manfi, reiterated his adherence to the date of holding the elections at the end of December of this year, and his support for the work of the “5 + 5” joint military committee, the ceasefire and the unification of institutions.
This came during a meeting yesterday with the exiled former Minister of Interior, Fathi Bashagha, to discuss the upcoming elections and benefits, according to the media office of the President of the Presidential Council.
In addition, the Libyan House of Representatives announced the postponement of its session on the budget until after the blessed Eid al-Adha, due to the lack of a quorum to adopt it, which is 120 votes.
Member of Parliament Mesbah Doma considered that the lack of trust between the government and parliament made the budget law “the milking cow” to obtain gains and positions, in light of billions spent without paper, contracts or accountability, pointing out that the duality of sovereign positions has become the largest focus of corruption for wasting public money, and evading from Accountability and buying receivables to get around the law.
In another context, and within the framework of the maneuvers carried out by the Libyan Brotherhood and its political arm represented by the “Justice and Construction” party, the new head of the Brotherhood, Imad Al-Banani, launched an attack on Muhammad Sawan, the former head of the party, pointing to the existence of corruption and accusations of the previous administration’s intransigence and lack of He handed him the documents related to the party’s financing, explaining that he did not know the sources of the party’s funding and did not have sufficient information in this regard, because the handover committee had not fully submitted the party’s documents to him. In statements carried by local media, Al-Banani confirmed that the old administration, headed by the Brotherhood’s Muhammad Sawan, did not fully disclose the sources of the party’s funding, and only handed over to them the party’s headquarters, stressing that matters are not clear, and demanding that he be handed over the political files and financial sources. Complete, especially files with a political dimension.
These maneuvers are similar to what the terrorist “Brotherhood” group was doing in Egypt during the pretext of some leaders of disagreements with the leadership of the group or party, in order to suggest to the Egyptian street that the group suffers from divisions, a strategy that the group worked on after the events of January 25 to be able to penetrate the parties and civil currents.
The Libyan political analyst Ahmed Al-Mahdawi said: The approach of the “Brotherhood” group is maneuvering, as the first loyalty of the group’s elements is to the guide and the party leaders, expressing his surprise at the decision to dissolve the “Brotherhood” group in Libya and change its name to the “Revival and Renewal” Association, and to suggest the existence of the “Revival and Renewal” Association. Divisions within the group as the Brotherhood’s Khaled Al-Mashri and other leaders announced their resignation from the “Justice and Construction” party. In statements to Al-Ittihad, the political analyst considered what the Brotherhood is doing in Libya recently with political maneuvering that enables it to circumvent the people and participate in the parliamentary and presidential elections in a new and different form.
Al-Ittihad learned that the Libyan Brotherhood is working during this period to prepare the leaders of the second and third ranks to participate in the municipal, presidential and legislative elections if they are held on December 24, as part of the group’s attempts to circumvent the Libyan voter by presenting new faces and did not engage in Direct political action for years.
In turn, the Libyan writer and political analyst, Suleiman Al-Bayoudi, confirmed that the new head of the “Justice and Construction” party drew the features of the lineup that the “Brotherhood” is preparing to walk in to avoid any resounding loss in the upcoming elections, noting that the Brotherhood’s Imad Al-Banani is heading to address the deep cracks within the current of Islam. Politician with all its wings, and showed an intention to positive interaction and harmony in positions, even if they seemed stubborn.