King Mohammed VI Appoints New Ambassadors

King Mohammed VI at the ministerial meeting.

Rabat – King Mohammed VI chaired a Council of Ministers on Thursday at the Royal Palace in Marrakech, according to a statement by the spokesman of the royal palace, Abdelhak Lamrini.

The King appointed several ambassadors at the proposal of El Othmani, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita.

The King appointed Youssef Slaoui as ambassador to Burkina Faso, and Ahmed Rahhou as ambassador to the European Union.

The monarch also appointed Hassan Tariq as ambassador to Tunisia.

The full list of the ambassadors appointed by the King during the ministerial council is as follows:

Mohamed El Basri, ambassador to the Netherlands;

Mustapha Benkhiyi, ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain;

Imane Ouadil, ambassador to the Republic of Ghana;

Abdelfettah Lebbar, ambassador to the Mexico;

Abderrahim Atmoun, ambassador to the Republic of Poland;

Mohamed Achkalou, ambassador to the Republic of Finland.

At the ministerial council, King Mohammed VI asked the government to recruit 10,000 Moroccans in the obligatory military service in 2019.