By Libya Herald reporters.
Benghazi, 9 July 2017:
A dozen people were queuing to apply for Italian Schengen visas when the Italian embassy’s Tobruk agents opened their doors for the first time this morning.
Completed forms along with a non-refundable fee were handed to Almaviva staff who are manning the new office. Applications are then being passed to the Italian embassy in Tripoli for processing.
Today the embassy Tweeted that this was a good day for the people in eastern Libya.