Dbaiba Calls on Tawergha’s Emigres to Return to their City – Al Marsad

Prime Minister of the interim Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdul Hamid al-Dbaiba, visited Tawergha on Saturday to follow up on the progress made so far towards achieving stability in the city.

(LIBYA, 4 April 2021) – According to his information office, Prime Minister Abdul Hamid al-Dbaiba and his accompanying delegation were received by the head of the local council Abdul Rahman Shakshak, and a number of dignitaries and elders of Tawergha.

During the visit, Dbaiba made a speech in which he stressed the government’s support for Tawergha to achieve full stability and return of displaced persons while providing the necessary services for this.

“When I applied for this position, I promised myself that I would spare no effort to bring life back to all Libyan cities, so that there would be no homeless and needy inside and outside Libya.”

Dbaiba added that his visit to Tawergha will be the beginning of the return of life in the city to its course and activate the work of institutions within it to provide services to citizens.

He called on the city’s displaced people living in camps outside the city to return to their city and close these camps, reassured that the government will not hesitate to provide services and support the people of Tawergha in order to do so.

For his part, the mayor of the Municipality of Tawergha thanked the Prime Minister and his delegation for visiting the city. He also thanked everyone who worked on the agreement between Misrata and Tawergha, and said he would stand against anyone who tried to exploit the file externally and internally.

The mayor urged the GNU to expedite the disbursement of compensation to the owners of destroyed houses, reparation and maintenance of the city’s infrastructure. He stressed his support for holding  elections for the municipality, and on behalf of the Tawergha people thanked all who alleviated their suffering over the past years.

It is noteworthy that during this visit, which included the opening of the classrooms in Tawergha, affiliated with the Misrata University, Dbaiba was accompanied by the Minister of Higher Education, the Minister of Communications, the Minister of State for Displacement Affairs, and the Minister of State for President Affairs.