By Libya Herald reporter.
Malta, 14 March 2015:
Further to its announcement in February, the Civil Affairs Authority (Civil Registry Authority) has . . .[restrict]announced that it has opened offices in Tunis and Cairo. Moreover, it has confirmed that it is about to open other overseas offices at Libyan embassies in other neighbouring states.
Quoting the authority’s official spokesperson, Yusef Gargoum, the pro GNC-Libya Dawn LANA news agency reported that the authority is opening offices in neighbouring countries in order to carry out an ‘’inventory of displaced Libyans that have not obtained National ID Numbers’’.
It reported that the opening of these offices as a first step is in order to speed up services for Libyan citizens abroad. These offices will register births and Libyan marriages to and divorces from foreigners.
The spokesperson was reported as stressing that the authority’s overseas offices’ work will be limited to providing forms and transferring the documents to the civil registries in Libya.
Reassuring the public about concerns raised regarding the security of transactions and processes handled abroad he added that the offices in Libya would be checking the procedures so that there are no manipulations or breaches. [/restrict]