The directors of branches of the Civil Status Department in eastern Libya said in a statement Tuesday that the department is far from all the ongoing strife in the country.

The statement insisted on the unity of the institution nationwide, stressing their support to the Director of the Civil Status Department Mohamed Bettamer.

This statement came after the meeting of the directors of the department in the city of Benghazi, with the aim of seeking further support for the institution and to launch new developing projects.