After India, Pakistan issues Libya travel advisory for its citizens

After India, Pakistan issues Libya travel advisory for its citizens

Islamabad - The situation in the African country was deteriorating fast.



By Web Report

Published: Mon 29 Apr 2019, 8:29 PM

India recently requested its citizens in Libya's capital, Tripoli, to leave the country as the situation in Tripoli was deteriorating fast. Now, Pakistan has also issued a travel advisory for their citizens.
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A statement issued by the foreign ministry last week said that Pakistani nationals must stay in constant contact with the Mission in Tripoli with regard to their safety and security.
On Sunday, the Foreign Office stated that Pakistan was closely monitoring the developments in Libya.

The Foreign Office Spokesperson, Dr Muhammad Faisal, said that as part of the policy is to ensure security and safety of its citizens, families of the embassy staff have returned to Pakistan, Express Tribune reported.
He added that the embassy had appealed to the Pakistani community in Libya to stay away from conflict areas.
At least 264 people have been killed and over 1,200 wounded in weeks of fighting on the outskirts of Libya's capital.



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