Mohamed Abu al-Qasim al-Zwai

Mohamed Abu al-Qasim al-Zwai (born 14 May 1952[citation needed]) is a Libyan politician who was the last Secretary General of Libya's General People's Congress and thus the country's nominal head of state from 2010[1] until 2011. He replaced Imbarek Shamekh. As of 8 September 2011 he is in custody of the NTC forces.[2]

Mohamed Abu al-Qasim al-Zwai
Secretary General of General People's Congress of Libya
In office
26 January 2010 – 23 August 2011
Prime MinisterBaghdadi Mahmudi
LeaderMuammar Gaddafi
Preceded byImbarek Shamekh
Succeeded byMustafa Abdul Jalil (Chairperson of the National Transitional Council)
Personal details
Born (1952-05-14) 14 May 1952 (age 70)


  1. ^ "Friend of Gaddafi named to head Libyan parliament". 27 January 2010. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  2. ^ Al Jazeera (8 September 2011). Libya Blog. Retrieved 10 September 2011. Archived
Political offices
Preceded by Secretary General of General People's Congress of Libya
Succeeded byas Chairperson of the National Transitional Council of Libya