The head of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) stated that holding the Libyan general elections on their planned date, on December 24, is in line with the acceleration of the negotiations on the creation of the election law in the parliament.
In this sense, Emad al-Sayeh emphasized that it is still possible to hold the first leg of the presidential elections on 24 December.
In an interview on Wednesday, November 3, al-Sayeh stated that they expect the House of Representatives (HoR) to accept and send the amendments to the election law as soon as possible.
In addition to this, mentioning the current security environment, al-Sayeh pointed out that there is a safe environment in Libya for the elections to take place.
The head of the HNEC also emphasized that they provided information on the candidacy criteria on the HNEC website.
Fathi Bashaghia, ex-Minister of Interior of the Government of National Accord (GNA), former Ambassador of Libya to the UN, Ibrahim Dabbashi, comedian Hatem-al-Kour, former UAE Ambassador Aref Nayed and Fathi Ben Shatwan, who served as the Minister of Energy during the Gaddafi period, announced their candidacy.