Jordan Opens Consulate General in Laayoune

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on Thursday opened a consulate general in Laayoune, thus becoming the 11th country to inaugurate a diplomatic representation in the Moroccan city in just over a year.

The opening ceremony of this consulate was chaired by minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, Nasser Bourita, and the Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Al-Safadi.

Jordan becomes the 11th country to have inaugurated a consulate in Laayoune, after the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Côte d’Ivoire, the Comoros Islands, Gabon, Sao Tomé and Principe, the Central African Republic, Burundi, Eswatini and Zambia.