posted on Sep, 12 2012 @ 08:45 PM
Libya's national congress picked Mustafa Abu Shagour as prime minister on Wednesday, the U.S.-trained optical engineer naming improved services
and security as his priorities a day after Islamist gunmen killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya.
Abu Shagour defeated wartime rebel premier Mahmoud Jibril in a close second round vote by 96 votes to 94 in a contest that was shown live on national
As government chief he will be responsible for the day-to-day running of Libya's oil-based economy while the national congress elected in July passes
laws and helps draft a new constitution for the North African state.
Yay for democracy! People from Libya get to watch theirs on tv.
God I hate reading about Libya. These so called 'journalists' have no shame. We all know that Libya was the best country in Africa before what
happened. We all know that Libya had gold. We know that they were in such a good position that they were going to introduce the gold backed African
Now the country has been destroyed. Libya is in massive debt so they say. Its enough to make you sick. How can the people in power justify their
actions? How are people complicit all the way down? Where do they find these politicians and editors and journalists and economists? They are all like
Party Member from 1984.
Foreign companies, notably oil majors keen for a stake in Libya's lucrative oil fields, hope the new government will prove able to make major
decisions, unlike the previous administration which lacked a popular mandate.
I bet the oil corporations are keen. I just bet.
The world is a very terrible place.
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