By Ashraf Abdul-Wahab and Seraj Essul.
Tripoli, 3 September 2013:
Deputy Minister of the Interior Omar Khadrawi has been removed from his post . . .[restrict]by Prime Minister. However, he is reported to have been nominated by Ali Zeidan as an ambassador.
Spokesman for the Ministry of the Interior Rami Kaal confirmed to the Libya Herald that Khadrawi has been dismissed but was unable to give any further details. According to the Libyan news agency LANA, though, Khadrawi had submitted his resignation in June this year.
There are several deputy ministers at the Interior Ministry but Khadraw, who was appointed to the post when Abdurrahim Al-Kib became prime minister in November 2011, was seen as the most influential.
According to Congressional Foreign Committee member Amma Amtair, he has been nominated by the government to be ambassador to Pakistan. However, his nomination still has to assessed. [/restrict]