Tripoli, The GNA Minister of Health has issued circulation No 3 for 2018 on activation of the medical treatment rule for foreign residents in the country. The circulation stressed the need for the rule to be strictly applied. The rule was introduced by virtue of the Cabinet decision No 153 of 2015. It called on hospitals and healthcare directors to activate the rule, and urged authorities in areas with considerable presence of foreigners to open files for patients only after they produce a certificate approving their national number or administrative number. The second article has exempted foreign national who have leave to stay because of the nature of their work, including diplomatic missions and international organisations. It also exempted emergency cases of foreign residents, and foreign ships and airliners staff during their presence inside the Libyan territories.
Source: Libya News Agency