PC announces creation of ‘West Coast Military Zone’

Aug 15, 2021 | Libyan actors

On 15 August, the Presidential Council announced the creation of the ‘West Coast Military Zone’ and appointed former GNA Minister of Defence, Salah al-Deen al-Namroush, as its head. As a part of the appointment, Namroush was elevated to the rank of Major General. The new Military Zone will extend from the al-Ghiriyan roundabout in western Tripoli through to the Libya-Tunisia border, with its southern point stretching to Baten al-Jabal through to the north-western coastline.