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Libyan rebels issue timetable for post-Gaddafi constitution


09:13, August 11, 2011

BENGHAZI, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Libyan rebels had formulated a timetable concerning its constitution-drafting in post-Gaddafi era, National Transitional Council (NTC) spokesman Abdel Hafiz Ghoga announced on Wednesday at a press conference.

The constitution announcement contains 37 items, Ghoga said.

After nationwide liberation, Libya will establish its government within 30 days, publish its electoral law within 90 days, and launch congress elections within 240 days and by that time Libyan Prime Minister would be elected and laws be made, according to the announcement.

Thirty days after the establishment of national congress, a committee will be formed and a draft constitution be made in the ensuing 60 days, it said.

Then in the following 30 days, Libya will ignite a referendum on the draft constitution, according to the announcement.


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