Saturday 20 November 2021
“Libya Al-Ahrar” channel reported, on Saturday, that the Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aqila Saleh, submitted papers as a candidacy for the presidential elections at the commission’s headquarters in Benghazi.
Saleh’s candidacy officially comes a day after the High Electoral Commission confirmed the candidacy of the Minister of Interior in the government of the former Presidential Council, Fathi Bashagha, for the presidential elections.
A statement issued by the Commission indicated that “accepting the files is a preliminary acceptance.”
She referred the files of applicants for candidacy to the Public Prosecutor, the Criminal Investigation Agency, and the General Administration of Passports and Nationality.