ISLAMABAD: Security situation in Libya has deteriorated over the past few days and Pakistan Embassy at Tripoli is assisting stranded Pakistanis to evacuate.
Embassy in the last few days has already facilitated evacuation of over 2500 Pakistanis to Tunisia, said Foreign Office Spokesperson in a statement issued here on Tuesday.
The spokesperson said as directed by the Prime Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs is coordinating the efforts to facilitate evacuation of stranded Pakistanis in Libya.
The Foreign Office has established a Crisis Management Cell to monitor the evolving security situation in Libya and to coordinate efforts for evacuation of Pakistani Diaspora.
The CMC headed by a Director General and assisted by two Directors, will operate round the clock w.e.f. afternoon of 7 August.
Contact details of the Ministry’s CMC are as under: All Pakistan Missions in the region have been advised to make concerted efforts to assist Pakistanis evacuation from Libya through their respective areas of jurisdiction.
Pakistan Embassy at Tunisia has also set up a Camp Office at Zarzis near Ras-Jedir Check Post on Libya-Tunisia border to assist transiting Pakistanis. A senior officer from the Ministry is also being sent on a special assignment to strengthen the Embassy efforts.
All queries related to the situation of Pakistanis in Libya may be addressed to the Crisis Management Cell of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad.
Source : APP