On Monday, Khalid Al-Mishri has been re-elected as the head of Libya’s High Council of State for a fifth term.
According to an international correspondent, Al-Mishri obtained 65 votes out of 118, while his rival, Al-Ajili Abu Sedil, came second with 50 votes in the second round of voting. Three council members abstained from voting.
In the first round of voting, in which five candidates participated, Al-Mishri got 45 votes and Abu Sedil won 34 votes.
Members of the High Council of State serve in their posts for one year.