Libya : Aguila Salah Issa, the parliamentary kingpin with myriad networks

On 24 April, the South Tripoli Court suspended Aguila Salah Issa’s decision to approve the 27% tax on foreign exchange transactions requested by Libyan Central Bank (BCL) governor Al Seddik Omar al-Kabir. This ruling might expose the limits to the power enjoyed by the speaker of the Tobruk’s House of Representatives (HoR).Saleh sparked uproar among MPs when he unilaterally approved this tax on 14 March, in a move that symbolised

‚ÄčOn 24 April, the South Tripoli Court suspended Aguila Salah Issa’s decision to approve the 27% tax on foreign exchange transactions requested by Libyan Central Bank (BCL) governor Al Seddik Omar al-Kabir. This ruling might expose the limits to the power enjoyed by the speaker of the Tobruk’s House of Representatives (HoR).Saleh sparked uproar among MPs when he unilaterally approved this tax on 14 March, in a move that symbolised¬†Read More

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