President Jacob Zuma Photo: File

Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma is heading to Brazzaville, in the Republic of Congo, to take part in a high level African Union (AU) committee meeting on Libya, to be convened on Saturday, the Presidency said.

The high level committee is chaired by Denis Sassou N’Guesso, President of the Republic of the Congo, and includes the heads of state and government of Algeria, Egypt, Mauritania, Uganda and South Africa. The meeting forms part of efforts towards finding a lasting solution to the conflict in Libya.
 
The Presidency on Thursday said as a member of the high level committee on Libya, South Africa supports all efforts of the AU aimed at bringing about a peaceful resolution to the crisis.
 
Zuma is on record as saying: "South Africa remains ready to assist Libya in Post-Reconstruction and Development efforts and to share our country’s experiences in reconciliation, constitution-building and the democratic transformation of the state".
 
The presidency said South Africa reiterates the importance of coordinated and harmonised international engagement in Libya.
African News Agency