Tripoli suffers from lack of electricity, water and gasoline. Attempts to recover the capital normal life, strongly affected by the confrontations of these two weeks. On Thursday, the international community approved the release of $ 15 billion in funds frozen at the Gaddafi regime. Hemmed by the lack of electricity, water and fuel in large parts of the capital, the National Transitional Council (CNT) Libyan has pumped hundreds of millions of dinars in asset’scarryingamount into the economy to try to regain the rhythm of life in the capital. This was revealed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of petroleum, Ali Tarhouni, who explained that the money comes from funds of the ancien regime thawed by countries such as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. The goal is to pay wages and provide soft loans to traders that can fill their warehouses and stores, and that economic activity thus return to the streets of the country. Already more than 100 million dollars have been delivered to the National Bank, that changed to dinars to help traders, explained. On Thursday, at a Conference in Paris, the international community approved the release of $ 15 billion in funds frozen at the Gaddafi regime to facilitate the transition in Libya.
Representatives of the CNT in Tripoli noted that another large part of those unlocked funds will go to the purchase of gasoline and other fossil fuels, main lack of an oil-rich country. The lack of gasoline in pumping stations is the reason the running water is a luxury for much of capital households, where even Queen despite deficiencies happiness and optimism. Yes, it’s uncomfortable not having water and having to do hours of queue to buy gasoline. But it was worse before, even we couldn’t talk, explains with a broad smile Hamid Waladani, an employee of 32 years banking. Married and with two children of seven and five years old, this Saturday is shown exultant because it found eggs, freshly baked bread and fresh fish in the vicinity of the port of Tripoli.