On Friday, the United Nations Acting Envoy to Libya, Stephanie 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. Muhammad Yunus Al-Manfi became the head of the Presidential Council and Abdel-Hamid Dabaiba as head of the next government.
The third list, which won 39 votes out of 74, includes President of the Presidential Council, Muhammad Yunus Al-Manfi, a member of the Presidential Council, Musa Al-Koni, a member of the Presidential Council, Abdullah Hussein Al-Lafi, and Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Muhammad 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 in Libya 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 head of the Presidency Council, Aqila Saleh, Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha, Presidential Council member Osama Abd al-Salam Gweli, and Presidential Council member Abdul Majid Saif al-Nasr.
In the first stage of the round, the third list came in second place, with 20 votes.
Williams commented on the results of the voting process, saying that the international community will support the election results and monitor who was elected today.
She added that the next Libyan government must obtain the confidence of Parliament within 21 days.
The UN official stressed that the next government should be “a government of competencies and representation of the Libyan people.”