The foreign ministry building in Beirut, Thursday, May 29, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
BEIRUT: Lebanon’s Foreign Ministry has advised its diplomatic missions worldwide to facilitate paper work and registration procedures for Lebanese expatriates in line with its newly adopted “Immigration Diplomacy” policy.
A ministry statement said Friday: “Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil issued a memo dated 17-7-2014 advising all diplomatic missions and consulates abroad to facilitate the registration and paper work for Lebanese expatriates scattered around the world.”
The statement said the note was in line with a 1942 law under which the missions are requested to act quickly and without delay to proceed expatriates’ transactions, especially with regard to registrations of any change in personal status.
The move also came in compliance with the immigration diplomacy policy and recommendations taken at the conference on “expatriate dynamics,” the statement said.
It said the ministry urged expatriates to report any violations.
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
A Cabinet session Thursday began discussion on the contentious issues of key security appointments and Syria-based...
Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned Saudi Arabia's envoy over an airstrike...
Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk has said Lebanon will take “the necessary measures” against two Hezbollah officials...
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE