The Passports and Nationality Authority is taking a number of measures to help residents of the affected areas in eastern Libya.
Tripoli, September 19, 2023 AD (LANA) – The Passports, Nationality and Foreigners Affairs Department of the Ministry of Interior took a number of administrative measures to provide assistance to residents of the affected areas in eastern Libya.
According to the Ministry of Interior, these measures included facilitating the granting of entry visas to Arab and foreign relief and rescue teams, and facilitating approval procedures for the entry of United Nations and European Union rescue missions.
The measures also include sending work teams with mobile imaging systems to the affected areas to quickly issue passports for the injured and their companions, and assigning the passport printing system to issue urgent passports, by working 24 hours a day.
The procedures also include handing over handwritten travel documents to the Assistant Head of the Passports Authority in the Eastern Region for use in emergency cases, and delegating him to a set of powers to alleviate the suffering of direct communication with the head of the Passports Authority.
The Authority decided to form a committee headed by the Assistant Head of the Passport Authority in the Eastern Region and the membership of a number of officers, to work in the affected areas in these exceptional circumstances, communicate and submit a daily report on its work.