The secretary of the Libyan People’s General Congress (PGC ), the highest legislative authority in the country, Muftah Kaiba, on Wednesday briefed the head of the Republican Party in the US House of Representatives, John
Andrew Boehner on the system of democracy practised in the North African country .
During a meeting attended by several Libyan officials, he outlined the direct popular democracy applied in Libya through the people’s congresses, which make decisions, and the people’s committees, which implement the decisions. He also reviewed the country’s development process since the 1 September 1969 revolution led by Muammar Gaddafi.
The Libyan secretary for foreign affairs, Souleiman Chehoumi and people’s committees of the Libyan PGC Tayeb Saffi reviewed the prospects of the Libyan-US relations and the progress made in the last few years.
For his part, Boehner said he was pleased about the tangible development in relations between the two countries and stressed his commitment and determination to work for the strengthening of these relations in all areas in the interest of both countries and their people.
He said on his arrival in Sirte that the objective of his visit to Libya was to “discover new areas as part of the continuous strengthening of the relations between the two countries”. Panapress.