Tripoli, 14 July 2013:
Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has appointed Deputy Culture Minister, Abdussalam Sabri Sharief, as the official government spokesman.
Sharief, a 34-year old lawyer from Benghazi, will keep his position in the Ministry of Culture while acting as government spokesperson.
Sharief will be responsible for keeping the public and the media up-to-date with the government’s work. He is expected to take up his new role on Wednesday. [/restrict]