Libya’s new interim Prime Minister, Ahmed Maitig has been rejected by Congress .PM Maitig was rejected shortly after being sworn in.
The official had secured the support of 121 deputies after several rounds of voting in Congress.
Since the process was held in a chaotic session, acting Congress chairman Ezzedine Al-Amawi later declared the vote illegal.
Abdullah al-Thinni, who quit following a gun attack on his family will continue as caretaker.
Libya has been plagued by instability since armed groups toppled Muammar Gaddafi’s regime in 2011.Mr Maitig’s spell in power, if it was ever formally recognised, makes him the fifth prime minister to be appointed in the past two and a half years.
Elections for a new parliament that will replace the General National Congress are expected later this year, which is also expected to usher in a new cabinet.