More than 60 mayors, from the west and south of Libya met in Tripoli on Sunday to discuss the existing law concerning local governance. The group demanded more power to provide services to local residents.
|The group also discussed the role that municipalities could play in national reconciliation and in rebuilding the police and army. The theme slogan of the conference was "Libya gathers us". The MP of the UN-brokered government Faiez Serraj attended as did Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) Martin Kobler. First Deputy President of the High Council of State Saleh Makhzoum also was present.|