UN, Libya holds talks on economic support strategy

(MENAFN) UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the Libyan government in Tunis have held talks to come up with a strategy for the development of economic and social sectors within the following two years.

The mission issued a statement, declaring "the Government of Libya and the United Nations discussed new way forward to support Libya in a round of consultations on the United Nations Strategic Framework (UNSF) for the period 2019-2020 and Country Program Documents of UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF."

The statement continued "the Strategic Framework constitutes a renewed partnership between the UN and the government of Libya, and aims to work towards a more sustainable path to development, prosperity, peace, and security."

Libyan Minister of Planning Taher Jehaimi commented on the matter, saying "the new framework is a qualitative leap in terms of content coming as a result of a broad consultation process that was based on technical assessments in several economic, social and service areas, with the participation of many international and Libyan competences and expertise."


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