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Bahrain, Haiti Open Consulate General in Laayoune
Laayoune, December 15 (TNA) The Kingdom of Bahrain on Monday opened in Laayoune a consulate general, the 10th diplomatic representation inaugurated in the city in one year. The inauguration ceremony was chaired by minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, Nasser Bourita, and his Bahraini counterpart Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani.
Bahrain becomes the tenth country to open a diplomatic representation in the southern city of Laayoune after the Union of the Comoros, Gabon, the Central African Republic, Sao Tome and Principe, Burundi, Côte d'Ivoire, Eswatini, Zambia and the United Arab Emirates.
On the same day, the Republic of Haiti also opened a consulate general in Dakhla, the 8th diplomatic representation inaugurated in this city in less than a year.
The inauguration ceremony of this consulate was chaired by minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, Nasser Bourita, and the Ambassador of Haiti to Canada, Weibert Arthus. This Caribbean country becomes the first non-Arab and non- African country to open a Consulate in the Moroccan Sahara.