Re-election of Brahim Ghali as Secretary General of the Polisario Front

Dakhla (Refugee Camps), January 20, 2023 (SPS) - The conferees of the Sixteenth Congress re-elected Mr. Brahim Ghali as Secretary-General of the Polisario Front for a three-year term.

The Rapporteur of the Election Committee, Mr. Mohamed Mohamed Ismail, highlighted that the Election Committee did not record any violations or obstacles that prevented the conferees from performing their electoral duty.

He added that the number of votes expressed reached 1,870, of which 1,816 were valid and 54 were invalid.

Brahim Ghali got 1,253 of the votes cast, 69 percent, while his rival, Mr. Bashir Mustafa, got 563 of the votes cast, 31 percent.

Accordingly, concluded the committee's rapporteur, Brahim Ghali becomes Secretary General of the Polisario Front and President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, in accordance with the requirements of the Basic Law of the Polisario Front and the Constitution of the Sahrawi Republic.

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