The High State Council announced Wednesday that it has selected its six members to make up the joint committee (the 6+6 committee) with the House of Representatives charged with drafting the laws and rules for the planned 2023 referendum on the constitution and the elections.
It will be recalled that the HoR had selected its six members for the joint committee on 20 March.
Election roadmap by mid-June
It will also be recalled that Speaking at a Tripoli press conference on 11 March on his recent creation, the High-Level Panel for Elections, SRSG and UNSMIL head Abdoulaye Bathily said ‘There is no reason for any more delays. Taking into account the Holy month of Ramadan, which starts in less than two weeks, with good will and determination, a clear roadmap for the elections can be established by mid-June.
Time will put to test this new public commitment from the House of Representatives and High Council of State and their leaders. They will be accountable for their words in front of Libya and the international community’’.
Indeed, time will tell!