Saudi Embassy in Morocco Confirms Citizens’ Safety Following Quake


Riyadh – In the wake of the earthquake that struck near Marrakech on Friday night, the Saudi Embassy in Morocco has assured the public that it is closely monitoring the situation and the safety of Saudi citizens in the affected areas, according to a report by the Saudi Press Agency.

The embassy has confirmed that Saudi citizens are safe and has advised them to adhere to the instructions provided by crisis management authorities. Additionally, it has been working in coordination with Moroccan authorities to facilitate the evacuation of Saudi nationals from the affected regions.

Expressing solidarity and compassion, the embassy extended its condolences and sympathy to the government and people of Morocco during this challenging time.

As of late Saturday, the death toll from the earthquake, which registered a magnitude of 6.8, had tragically risen to 1,037. The earthquake also caused over 1,200 injuries, further intensifying the impact of the disaster.

Efforts are underway to provide immediate assistance, including medical aid and relief supplies, to those affected by the earthquake. Local and international organizations, as well as neighboring countries, have pledged their support and solidarity with Morocco in this time of crisis.

The Saudi Embassy in Morocco, in collaboration with the relevant authorities, continues to monitor the situation closely and remains committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of Saudi citizens residing or visiting the affected areas. It stands ready to provide any necessary assistance and support to those in need.

Natural disasters like earthquakes can have devastating consequences, causing loss of life, injury, and displacement of individuals and communities. The global community stands united in extending its support and solidarity to countries affected by such tragedies, emphasizing the importance of international cooperation and assistance during times of crisis.

Saudi Arabia and Morocco share deep and longstanding ties, and the Saudi government’s swift response in confirming the safety of its citizens and offering assistance is a testament to the strength of the bilateral relationship. The Kingdom’s commitment to the well-being and security of its citizens, both at home and abroad, remains unwavering.

As the affected regions work towards recovery and rehabilitation, the international community continues to offer its thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families. Efforts to rebuild and restore normalcy will require sustained collaboration, resources, and support from all stakeholders involved.

The Saudi Embassy in Morocco, alongside the Kingdom’s diplomatic missions worldwide, will remain vigilant and responsive to any further developments, ensuring the safety and welfare of Saudi citizens abroad as a top priority.

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