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Govt bans Indians from travelling to Libya until further orders

In view of prevailing security situation in Libya, the government has decided to impose a travel ban irrespective of the purpose of travel, a ministry statement said.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | May 23, 2016 5:20:45 pm
libya, War planes, Ship, Libya war planes, libya ships, libya ship attack, libya plane attack, libya news, indian express news, middle east news, world news The ban is effective May 3, and will continue until further orders.

The government on Monday imposed a complete ban on Indian citizens travelling to Libya in view of the on-going conflict in that country, a statement from the Ministry of External Affairs said.

“In view of prevailing security situation in Libya, security threats and challenges to lives of Indian nationals in Libya, the Government of India has decided to impose (a) travel ban on Indian nationals planning to travel to Libya irrespective of the purpose. All Immigration authorities have been notified in this respect.”

The travel ban is effective from 3 May, 2016 till further orders.

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