Libyan PM to reshuffle cabinet to face ‘urgent situation’ after protests

Men hold up a picture of slain prominent Libyan political activist Abdelsalam al-Mosmary, during his funeral in Benghazi July 27, 2013. (Reuters)

Libyan Premier Ali Zeidan said he would reshuffle the cabinet after people took to the streets to denounce the killing of a well-known critic of the Muslim Brotherhood.

“We are about to make a cabinet reshuffle and decrease the number of ministries to ensure a better performance to face the urgent situation," Zeidan said during a news conference.

The announcement comes after protesters stormed the offices of the Brotherhood. Hundreds of Libyan rallied to denounce the killing of political activist Abdelsalam al-Mosmaryin Benghazi on Friday. The protests turned violent.

(With Reuters)

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:41 - GMT 06:41