The contenders for Prime Minister: Dr Ibrahim Awad Barasi

By Umar Khan.

Tripoli, 7 September:

The future prime minister of Libya will be decided in less than a week from among the eight candidates who have been nominated for the post.  However, it is widely believed the real contest will be between the three front-runners – those with largest number of supporters in the General National Congress.  The present electricity minister, Awad Barasi, is one strong contender whilst the other two are former prime minister Mahmoud Jibril and the . . .

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