Ahmed Maetig confirmed as Prime Minister


President of the General national Congress, Nouri Abusahmain, has issued a decree declaring Ahmed Maetig as the new Prime Minister of Libya. The President was obliged to sort out a difference of opinion between his two Deputy Speakers which had resulted in controversy on Saturday with, in effect, the country having two Prime Ministers for a short while.

The new Prime Minister will now have two weeks in which to form a Cabinet.

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