Prime Minister of the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) and head of the Presidential Council (PC) Faiez Serraj has finally named commanders of the much delayed Presidential Guard.
|The formation of the Presidential Guard was announced last May. The group is a new military force that is designed to protect government buildings, vital installations, and VIPs. The force is to be Tripoli-based but will include members of both the police and army from different regions of Libya. Significantly, members of militia groups are not mentioned. It will provide security at public buildings and presidential complexes as well as protect members of the government and "notable guests" of the country.|