Libya's High Council of State, on Monday, re-elected Khaled Al-Mishri as its Head for a fifth term, Anadolu News Agency reports.
Al-Mishri obtained 65 votes out of 118, while his rival, Al-Ajili Abu Sedil, came second with 50 votes in a second round of voting, according to an Anadolu Agency correspondent. Three council members abstained from voting.
Five candidates had taken part in the first round of voting in which Al-Mishri got 45 votes and Abu Sedil won 34 votes.
Members of the High Council of State serve in their posts for one year.