Sunday 18 March 2018

Ex-Gaddafi adviser is rebel leader

THE Libyan rebels yesterday appointed Mahmoud Jebril as the head of a new interim government.

Mr Jebril, who was educated in Egypt and the US, spent much of his career outside Libya as a lecturer on strategic planning and decision-making before he was asked by a reformist son of Col Gaddafi to head Libya's main economic planning council.

He later quit in frustration when his proposals to liberalise Libya's statist economy were rejected.

Irish Independent

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