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Govt bars Indians from travelling to Libya

Decision has been taken due to security situation in the North African country

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Publish Date: May 23 2016 4:06PM | Updated Date: May 23 2016 4:06PM

Govt bars Indians from travelling to Libya

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Government on Monday barred Indians from travelling to Libya due to  security situation in the North African country.

 
“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 travel ban on Indian nationals planning to travel to Libya irrespective of the purpose,” the external affairs ministry said in a statement. 
 
“All immigration authorities have been notified in this respect. Indian nationals may please take note of the travel ban for compliance, it said, adding that the ban has been effective from May 3 this year.