Abushagur announces a smaller emergency cabinet

By Sami Zaptia.

Tripoli, 7 October:

After much speculation and anticipation over the weekend, prime minister elect Mustafa Abushagur finally announced his amended cabinet today evening to Libya’s General National Congress (GNC).

Abushagur finally made his way to the podium at the GNC to read out his new cabinet just before 5 pm today , after the (unofficial) rejection of his first cabinet last Thursday.

He announced at the outset that he had decided in view of the crises that Libya is potentially facing he had chosen to appoint only 10 ministers (plus a deputy minister . . .

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