BREAKING: New unified Libyan government selected by LPDF in Geneva

By Sami Zaptia.

(Photo: UNSMIL).

London, 5 February 2021:

The second round of voting by the LPDF gathered in Geneva has resulted in a new unified Libyan government.

List number one, headed by Mohamed Menfi as Presidency Council head, and Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah, as prime minister, won by 39 votes. It beat what was thought to be the favourite list headed by Ageela Saleh as Presidency Council head and Fathi Bashagha as prime minister.

73 participants voted, with one abstention and zero spoiled votes.

Here are the full lists:

List 1 = 39 votes = winner

Mohammad Younes Menfi (President of the Presidency Council);

Mossa Al-Koni (Member of the Presidency Council);

Abdullah Hussein Al-Lafi (Member of the Presidency Council);

Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah (Prime Minister)

List 2 = 34 votes

Aqila Saleh Qwaider (President of the Presidency Council);

Osama Abdul Salam Juwaili (Member of the Presidency Council);

Abdul Majeed Ghaith Seif Al-Nasr (Member of the Presidency Council);

Fathi Ali Abdul Salam Bashagha (Prime Minister)

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