Libya's Tripoli Revolutionary Council head founds new party
Friday, Mar 02,2012, 7:44:37 PM
A new political party has been formed in Libya, joining dozens of newly formed parties, pro-government newspaper Libyan al-Watan reported on 28 February.
The party, named Summit, was founded by Abdallah Nakir, chairman of the Tripoli Revolutionary Council, the paper said, adding that Nakir announced this in Tripoli on 27 February.
The programme of the party says that "the building of new Libya will be achieved through the establishment of state institutions and law and the establishment of a civil state based on pluralism and committed to Islam as the principal legislative power", the paper reported.
The report further quoted Nakir as saying that "the party will work on a peaceful transfer of power and support independent, national decision-making and non-interference in the affairs of others".
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