“What matters is that they contact the Portuguese Embassy in Rabat and that they also contact the consular emergency office of the General Directorate of Consular Affairs and Portuguese Communities”, said Minister José Luís Carneiro.
The Minister of Internal Administration said that the information he had from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is that all Portuguese who come to need support from the Portuguese authorities will have this support.
“The information I have from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the minister, with whom I spoke yesterday [Sunday], is that all Portuguese who come to need support from the Portuguese authorities will have it”.
The Portuguese Air Force removed 102 Portuguese citizens from Morocco on Saturday night who asked for help to leave the African country.
The earthquake that hit Morocco on Friday night caused more than 2,122 deaths and 2,421 injuries, causing widespread damage in the Marrakesh region, an important Moroccan tourist destination.