Will Libya adopt a federal or non-centralized constitution?

Episode 36 of the Al-Ad Al-Aksi program series (The Countdown) addressed the most appropriate constitutional dossier for the Libyan status quo, Libyan wealth and the way it is managed in all Libyan regions. , in addition to the issue of which groups boycotted the drafting of the constitution when it was drafted with the guests of the episode, members of the Constitution Drafting Assembly, Mustafa Dallaf and Mohammed Al-Jilani.

Dallaf said the constitution-drafting assembly has held 74 sessions to date, stressing that it has many experts and includes a number of legal experts.

Dallaf added that the flag and the anthem are two topics that have yet to be discussed with members of the assembly, and stressed that the draft constitution states that local government is based on expanded decentralization, calling this term of “coward”.

He noted that the Tebu formally boycotted the assembly, unlike the Amazighs, and stressed that the quorum required to approve any article is an approval vote by 41 members. He stressed that the distinction between the members of the assembly on the basis of the regions is not a positive issue, and that the form of the state in the constitution is not clear because this point was not discussed so far.

Al-Jilani said the assembly communicated with all parties and regions except Derna and Benghazi due to the security conditions, stressing that the draft constitution is the only way out for Libya from its crisis, and that constitutional amendment is currently difficult in light of the current circumstances.

Al-Jilani added that the House of Representatives has the power to change the flag and the anthem by a two-thirds majority, noting that the Tuaregs have their representation in the assembly with a total of 5 members, and that the language Amazigh is constitutionally protected and considered a national language, claiming that it is difficult to adopt four or five languages ​​as an official language in the country.

Al-Jilani concluded by saying that there are points which cannot be constitutionally resolved and must be referred to other parties, stressing that the members of the assembly represent the Libyan people and are democratically elected.

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