King Mohammed VI Visits Moroccos Consulate General in Paris Suburb

Paris – King Mohammed VI visited on Tuesday Morocco’s Consulate General in Orly to witness the efforts made by consular services following the royal directives set out in the Throne speech of July 30, 2015.Upon his arrival, the King was welcomed by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister in charge of Moroccans Living Abroad, Anis Birou, Morocco’s Ambassador to France, Chakib Benmoussa, and the kingdom’s Consul General in Orly, Malika Alaoui.After being greeted by the sixteen Consuls General of the Kingdom in France and other Moroccan officials, the Moroccan monarch enquired about the measures taken to improve consular services. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation thanked the Sovereign, on behalf of the Moroccan community living abroad and the consular staff, for “the interest that His Majesty grants to improve the quality of services offered to Moroccans abroad and the working conditions of the staff.”The Minister also highlighted the ongoing action plan and projects at the central administrations and in the consular network. These actions include notably the improvement of the conditions of reception and information, the simplification and modernization of consular services, cultural and social actions, and upgrading human resources.The King visited the different services of the Consulate before holding a meeting with representatives of the Moroccan community in Orly, who expressed “their gratitude to HM the King, emphasize their unalterable attachment to the Kingdom and renew their expression of loyalty to the glorious Alawite Throne.”King Mohammed VI then posed for a souvenir photo with members of the consulate before waving to the large crowd gathered around the building. read more