Ali Zidan elected Libya’s new prime minister

Libya’s national congress elects Ali Zidan as interim prime minister

Libya’s 200-member General National Congress has elected a former congressman and human rights lawyer as the country’s new Prime Minister.

Ali Zidan, who resigned as a congressman to run as a candidate in the election, won 93 votes, securing him a majority from those present in voting.

Mr. Zidan was a diplomat under Muammar Qadhafi before defecting in the 1980s and joining Libya’s oldest opposition movement, National Front for the Salvation of Libya, from Geneva where he resided.

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