Italy to resume giving Schengen visa for Libyans from Tripoli

The Italian Ambassador to Libya, Giuseppe Perrone, said his country’s embassy in Tripoli will start granting Libyans Schengen visas in February.

In a meeting with the Head of the High Council of State, Abdel Rahman Al-Swehli, Perrone explained that in addition to opening the embassy for visa applications, the Italian government decided to resume flights with Libya by having a Rome-Tripoli route also in February.

This step comes days after the Italian embassy reopened in the capital as the first move in its kin, knowing that there is still no other embassy that operates from Tripoli except for the Italian one.

Meanwhile, Italy announced that it was going to send a mobile power plant to Libya to help reduce the hours of power outages across the capital as a starter.

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