The Arab League welcomed on Friday the voting process that was successfully conducted by the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF), which was held in Geneva, that led to the selection of the new executive authority for the preliminary stage in Libya.
In a statement, the Arab League called for unifying international and regional positions behind the settlement efforts sponsored by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on its various political, military, constitutional, and economic tracks.
The Arab League expressed its aspiration for the installation of the Presidency Council headed by Mohamed Almnifi, and the formation of the new government headed by Hamid Dabiba at the earliest opportunity. It added that will help to prepare for the holding of the presidential and legislative elections scheduled for the end of 2021.
On Friday, Williams, announced the victory of the third list in the second phase of the second round to elect members of the executive authority in Libya. Almnifi became the head of the Presidential Council and Abdel-Dabiba as head of the next government.
The third list, which won 39 votes out of 74, includes President of the Presidential Council, Almnifi, a member of the Presidential Council, Musa Al-Koni, a member of the Presidential Council, Abdullah Hussein Al-Lafi, and Prime Minister Abdul Dabaiba.
As for the fourth list, which won the first stage on Friday morning, in the second stage, 34 votes were cast, and one of the participants abstained from voting.
All the candidates for the Transitional Executive Authority had failed to obtain 70 percent of the required votes during the first stage, so that polling in Geneva would move to the second stage, Friday, with a list system.
The first stage of the second round, which took place on Friday morning, resulted in the victory of the fourth list, which includes Aqila Saleh and Fathi Bashagha by 25 votes.
The fourth list includes the head of the Presidency Council, Aquila Saleh, Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha, Presidential Council member Osama Abd al-Salam Gweli, and Presidential Council member Abdul Majid Saif al-Nasr.