The HoR’s newly-appointed prime minister Fathi Bashagha has appealed to the Attorney General to stop Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba from preventing Bashagha’s new ministers from travelling from Tripoli’s Mitiga airport to parliament in Tobruk to take the oath of office.
Members of the new Fathi Bashagha-led government will take the constitutional oath in a swearing-in ceremony at the House of Representatives (HoR) in Tobruk on Thursday at twelve noon. The news was announced today by HoR Official Spokesperson Abdalla Belheeg.
Within minutes of Libya’s parliament, the House of Representatives (HoR), granting Prime Minister designate Fathi Bashagha and his government a vote of confidence earlier this afternoon, than calls of foul play were heard across various Libyan media outlets.
The Prime Minister-designate Fathi Bashagha said his newly formed government will assume power in Tripoli peacefully, adding in a video statement on his Facebook page that his government has started all legal and administrative measures as well as contacts and arrangements with security and military apparatuses for a peaceful handover …
Citing false votes and no quorum, the incumbent Aldabaiba government refuses to give up office to the new Bashagha government
Citing the counting of false votes and the lack of a quorum during today’s parliamentary vote of confidence in the new Fathi Bashagha government, the incumbent Aldabaiba Government of National Unity (GNU) refuses to give up office to the newly sworn-in Government of National Stability (GNS).
The High Council of State (HCS) has deemed the Parliament’s move that granted confidence to a new government a violation of the political agreement.
Libya found itself with rival governments on Tuesday after parliament approved a new cabinet in a challenge to unity premier Abdulhamid Dbeibah, who has refused to cede power until elections.
The Head of the Libyan High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri has said that the government of Fathi Bashagha who has been designated by the House of Representatives (HoR) is a way to allow the aggressors on Tripoli (Khalifa Haftar and his alliances) to enter from “the window after …
Ongoing consultations over makeup of newly proposed Bashagha government force postponement of HoR session
Amid reports of tough negotiations and haggling for support, the Official spokesperson for the House of Representatives (HoR), Abdalla Belheeg, confirmed in a statement that today’s HoR session ‘‘has been postponed due to the lack of completion of consultations on the cabinet formation.’’
Prime Minister-designate, Fathi Bashagha revealed his proposed new government today. In total, it consists of 41 members, including the PM and his two deputies.