Former Australian Ambassador to Morocco decorated with Wissam Alaouite of the Order of Commander

Former Australian Ambassador to Morocco decorated with Wissam Alaouite of the Order of Commander

Canberra – The former Australian Ambassador to Morocco, Mrs Bérénice Owen Jones, was awarded in Canberra, the Wissam Alaouite of the Order of Commander, which was awarded to him by HM King Mohammed VI at the end of his diplomatic mission to the Kingdom.

The royal distinction was presented to Mrs. Owen Jones by the Ambassador of Morocco to Australia, Mr. Karim Medrek, during a ceremony organized Monday at the Residence of Morocco, in the presence of several Australian personalities, in particular officials of the ministry Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to Canberra and the Dean of African Ambassadors, as well as members of her family.

In a speech on this occasion, the Ambassador of Morocco in Australia stressed that this Royal Decoration is a “high recognition of the distinguished action accomplished by Mrs. Owen Jones, throughout her diplomatic mission in Rabat in favor of the promotion and the consolidation of relations between Morocco and the Commonwealth of Australia “.

Mr. Medrek also said that this distinction illustrates the distinguished relations between Morocco and Australia and reflects the friendship and esteem of Morocco towards Australia.

For her part, Mrs. Bérénice Owen Jones expressed her deep gratitude to His Majesty King Mohammed VI, who kindly awarded her this distinction, as well as his pride to receive this prestigious Royal Decoration and to have occupied the post of first ambassador. resident of his country in the Kingdom.

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At the same time, the Australian diplomat stressed that during her mission in Morocco, she witnessed the great achievements and economic progress made in the Kingdom, under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI.

Last modification: February 23, 2021

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