Strengthening the Moroccan diplomatic presence. “Mohamed Beidallah” is appointed Consul General of the Kingdom in Turin

Abdellatif El-Baz – Italy Office

In recent years, consular work in Italy has experienced qualitative growth thanks to the meticulous work carried out by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which is based on the High Royal Directives.

In this context, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad announced the appointment of Sheikh Beidallah, son of the city of Smara, to the post of consul general in Turin, Italy. This appointment will take effect on September 1, 2024.

A man who left his mark a long way in the corridors of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at home and abroad.
He is the son of the late scholar, jurist and judge Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Beidallah, and the younger half-brother of Sheikh Dr Mohamed Beidallah, former Minister of Health, former leader of the BAM party and former leader of the Second Chamber. . He was born on April 4, 1971 and grew up in a house of science, jurisprudence and knowledge in the city of Smara, where he was included in preparatory and secondary schools until he obtained a bachelor’s degree in 1989. Then he headed to the city of Marrakech for university studies, obtaining a certificate of general university studies “DEUG” from the Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech, before settling in Rabat to obtained a degree in economics from Mohammed V University. Then, in 1995, he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an advisor, after which he was appointed deputy to the Moroccan ambassador to Mexico, then to Lima in Peru , then advisor to the Moroccan embassy in Brazil. Before being appointed consul in Murcia, he demonstrated significant administrative, management and investment skills. In addition to his functions serving Moroccan immigrants, he established relationships with Spanish organizations, such as the “Murcia Acacia Association”, in addition to power. persuading a group of academic and artistic figures to visit the southern provinces of Morocco, such as Antonio Vicente Fray Sanchez, historian and university professor at the University of Murcia, Gonzalo Sanchez Alvarez Castellanos, photographer and designer, and Paulino Ros, journalist for the Regional Radio of Murcia, to inform them of the tourist potential of the region, visiting the Naila Reserve, in the province of Tarfaya, and the sites of rock inscriptions, as well as archaeological sites, in addition to holding meetings with authorities and local actors in the provinces of Laayoune, Tarfaya and Smara. He also worked on the signing of partnership agreements between the “Murcia Interaction Association”, the “Sakia El Hamra Study and Research Center in Laayoune” and the “Miran Association for the Protection of Heritage in Smara” to further research on archaeological and natural sites. in the Laayoune-Sakia El Hamra region. According to those close to him, he does not believe in the diplomacy of offices and air conditioners, but rather considers that “engaging in dialogue with others is the depth of diplomatic work”.
Sidi Mohamed Beidallah previously held the position of head of department at the United Nations and International Organizations Directorate within the central administration. He also speaks five languages ​​fluently: Arabic, French, Spanish, English and Portuguese, and is the author of several publications, including a book on “Investment between Morocco and foreign countries”. ‘Latin America’, as well as a set of press articles which present the origins of the Sahara conflict and Moroccan sovereignty over it, which confirms that the man will fight the opponents of his country, in their protectorate , with the weapon of knowledge of the question, geography and history.
It is true that what awaits this civil servant, father of three children, is not easy. However, he believes that what is possible in his work is neither cold nor obscure, and he also believes that the honor of a diplomat is to make the nation palpitate in his arms, and to know how to silence the opponents of the Morocco from one vein to another. .

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