Libya unrecognised government gets reshuffle

Libya's PM of the self-declared Islamist-backed government in Tripoli, Khalifa Al-Ghweil (C) and head of the General National Congress Nouri Bousahmein (2-L) attend a ceremony in Tripoli, on August 13, 2015Libya’s unrecognised government on Tuesday announced a cabinet reshuffle that drastically reduces the number of portfolios but retains Khalifa Ghweil as prime minister. “The General National Congress voted today in favour of a government reshuffle to reduce the number of ministers” from 24 to 12, in addition to the post of prime minister, a GNC source told AFP. “Congress believes that such limited government is actually a crisis cabinet,” the source said, without elaborating.

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