The head of the Government of National Unity, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, has stated that his government is following up the process of evacuating Libyan nationals from Sudan, thanking the staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Libyan embassy in Khartoum for their urgent response and their concern for the safety of the community.

In a tweet he posted on his Twitter account, Dbeibah expressed his appreciation for the role of Saudi Arabia, a member of the Quartet concerned with the Sudanese crisis, in facilitating the evacuation of Libyans and nationals of other countries.

Earlier, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Unity praised the role and efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in supporting the evacuation operations and facilitating the return of the Libyan community to the homeland through its territory, in addition to coordinating the evacuation of Arab and foreign nationals from Khartoum to their countries, via the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Libyan embassy in Sudan announced at dawn on Monday the start of the boarding of Libyan nationals, including employees of the diplomatic mission and their families, students and employees of Libyan institutions operating in Sudan, to a ship to evacuate them Port Sudan to the Saudi city of Jeddah.

The embassy revealed in a statement on Monday that the Libyans in Sudan numbered 105 citizens, and that the evacuation process took place in coordination with the Saudi embassy in Sudan, and that their evacuation to Libya would be soon by air on board one of the Libyan planes.