Zaidan said that the elections “are the way out for the homeland from what it is suffering from now,” adding that if he takes power, he is “ready to compromise or any change that leads to national reconciliation among all parties.”
He continued in a press statement, “We are happy that democracy in Libya today is in such a pattern, arrangement and order,” saluting the High National Elections Commission and its work team, for the measures it is taking that will achieve the hoped for, and make Libya move towards peace.
Political researcher Al-Hadi Abdel-Karim believes that it is good to open the way for everyone to run for candidacy and participate in this important entitlement. The goal is for the will of the people to be truly represented, so that an elected authority comes across the country through the current difficult stage.
Abdul Karim added that the elite and intellectuals should work to educate citizens, and provide them with information and honest vision, so that they can be tested among the candidates, without being deceived by any of the programs or bright promises.
Prime Minister’s Experience
Zaidan was chosen for the position of Prime Minister of Libya by the General National Congress on October 14, 2012, after he obtained 93 votes, compared to 85 votes for his rival at the time, and he actually took power on November 14, after the conference approved the formation of his government and it was sworn in.
The relationship quickly changed between Zaidan and the conference, which was kidnapped on the tenth of October 2013 and for a period of hours, before the armed group released him, then the conference tried to withdraw confidence from him in several sessions, which were crowned with success on March 11, 2014, after 124 deputies voted from A total of 127, and the Minister of Defense at the time, Abdullah al-Thani, was assigned to run the business until a new prime minister was chosen.
keep away from the spotlight
Zidane decided to leave the country for Germany, where he stayed out of the limelight, until his reappearance in 2016, during a press interview, in which he attacked the Fayez Al-Sarraj government, and said that it “lacks local consensus and lacks eligibility,” noting that he left “so that he does not have a role.” to ignite a war.
Then, Zaidan decided to return to Tripoli again in August 2017, where he was detained again for hours by gunmen, before they released him, and he remained as head of the party he formed in 2012, “The Homeland for Development and Welfare.”
In his recent appearance, Zeidan stressed the importance of holding the Libyan presidential and parliamentary elections on time.