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Prince Moulay Hassan Celebrates 10th Birthday

  May 9, 2013 at 9:23 am by

Prince Moulay Hassan of Morocco celebrates his 10th birthday. Moulay Hassan is the oldest son of King Mohamed VI and Princess Lalla Salma. He has a younger sister, Princess Lalla Khadija (born in 2007). He was born on the 8th of May, 2003 at the Royal Palace of Rabat. A salute of 21 cannon shots boomed across central Rabat to announce his birth. Moulay Hassan studies at the Royal Palace’s … Continue reading

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Princess Lalla Amina Passes Away

  August 18, 2012 at 6:30 am by

Princess Lalla Amina, aunt of King Mohammed VI and daughter of the late King Mohammed V, passed away on Thursday August 16th after suffering from disease for several months, a communiqué from the Ministry of the Royal Household Protocol and Chancellery said. Lalla Amina was born in Madagascar on April 8th, 1954 while the royal family was in exile. She is the daughter of Mohammed V and his third wife, … Continue reading

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Marriage of King Mohammed VI and Miss Salma Bennani

  March 23, 2012 at 12:26 am by

In 2002, Morroco’s King Mohammed VI married a 24-year-old Lalla Salma Bennani, a computer engineer with the ONA Group. The King broke royal tradition by publicly acknowledging his bride. For centuries, the monarchs of the Moroccan state – including the groom’s own father, King Hassan – kept their weddings a secret, and their brides in deep in the palace. They never designated queens, and referred to past royal wives as the … Continue reading

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Lalla Salma Hosts International Conference on Cancer Control

  January 17, 2012 at 8:58 pm by

Princess Lalla Salma chaired on Thursday in Marrakech, in the presence of Princesses and First Ladies from the the Middle East and Africa, a conference on Cancer Control in the Middle-East and Africa. Held by the the Lalla Salma Association for the Fight Against Cancer, in partnership with the Health Ministry and the World Health Organization (WHO), the conference was themed, “What strategy for preventing cervical cancer and facilitating cooperation … Continue reading

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Mohammed VI Appoints New Government

  January 6, 2012 at 1:04 am by

After days of suspense, Morocco has a new government. Negotiations came to an end on Tuesday between party leaders, Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane and the Palace, as  King Mohammed VI named a new government dominated by moderate Islamists, who won polls the monarch called early to abort Arab Spring-inspired protests. Prime Minister Benkirane, whose moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD) took the most seats in the elections, will lead … Continue reading

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Princess Lalla Salma at the UN Meeting on NCDs in New York

  September 25, 2011 at 6:21 am by

Princess Lalla Salma attended the opening of the high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), a meeting marked by the speeches of the President of the 66th General Assembly session, the UN Secretary General, the WHO Secretary General and Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, Director General of King Hussein Foundation, who addressed the meeting in her capacity as representative of the civil society. The meeting will address the means to prevent … Continue reading

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Princess Lalla Aicha of Morocco Dies

  September 5, 2011 at 6:49 am by

On Sunday the Royal House of Morocco announced the death of King Mohammed V I´s aunt, HRH Princess Lalla Aicha of Morroco, at age 81.  Lalla Aicha was born on June 17, 1930 at the Royal Palace in Rabat. She was the second daughter of the late King Mohammed V of Morocco and his first wife, Lalla Abla bint Tahar. After King Mohammed V´s death, her brother, the late King Hassan … Continue reading

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Princess Lalla Salma Voted Most Elegant Woman at Royal Wedding

  May 16, 2011 at 9:33 pm by

If you watched the recent royal wedding, you might have caught a glimpse of Morocco’s Princess Lalla Salma, wife of King Mohamed VI. Readers of the UK’s celebrity magazine Hello! have voted the Fez-born princess as the most elegant woman at the wedding in London on 29 April. “The North African beauty — dressed in a pale pink and gold caftan, the traditional clothing of her native country — easily … Continue reading

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King Mohammed VI gives Morocco his own Revolution

  March 12, 2011 at 3:24 am by

In a televised address on Wednesday, 47-year-old King Mohammed VI promised a package of constitutional reforms, including a democratically elected prime minister. Morocco’s new style of government would reflect “the will of the people through the ballot box,” the king said. The prime minister is currently an appointee of the King. Mohammed VI called on political parties, trade unions, youth groups and civil society groups to work with a committee … Continue reading

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Princess Lalla Khadija of Morocco Celebrates her 4th Birthday

  February 28, 2011 at 7:58 pm by

HRH Princess Lalla Khadija of Morocco, the second child and only daughter of King Mohammed and Princess Lalla Salma, celebrated her 4th birthday on February 28, 2011. To celebrate her birthday, a picture of the Princess, her parents and her older brother, Crown Prince Moulay Hassan, was released. If you wish to view a HQ version of the picture, follow the link on the right and scroll down. Back in … Continue reading

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Princess Lalla Meryem met Chairwoman of Bulgarian Parliament

  December 6, 2010 at 10:14 pm by

Princess Lalla Meryem, elder sister of King Mohammed VI, received on Sunday in Rabat the Chairwoman of Bulgaria’s National Assembly (parliament), Tsetska Tsacheva, who is on a working visit to Morocco. Tsacheva expressed satisfaction at the fact of being received in the beginning of her visit by Lalla Meryem which reflects the feelings of respect vis-a-vis the Bulgarian parliament and people. She said that the meeting was an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Princess Lalla Salma opens the exhibition ‘Yves Saint Laurent and Morocco’

  November 28, 2010 at 5:55 am by

Friday night in Marrakech, Princess Lalla Salma attended the inauguration ceremony of ‘Yves Saint Laurent and Morocco’ exhibition organized at the Museum of the Majorelle Garden under the patronage of King Mohammed VI. The Princess visited the different shelves and areas of this exhibition which comprises 44 creations by this world-famous fashion designer sumptuously accessorized and accompanied by a series of pictures documents and sketches. The exhibition presents a very-well … Continue reading

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Lalla Salma Association Against Cancer’s Fifth Anniversary

  November 24, 2010 at 10:17 am by

For the occasion of the national Day to fight cancer Princess Lalla Salma presided on Monday in Rabat over the closing of the 2009 ordinary General Meeting of the Lalla Salma Association Against Cancer (ALSC) as well as the awards ceremony of national and international prizes for the year 2010. The international prize this year was awarded to F. Hoffmann-La Roche Laboratory for its various scientific researches in the field … Continue reading

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Princess Lalla Meryem opens the 7th National Session of Children’s Parliament

  October 25, 2010 at 8:56 pm by

Princess Lalla Meryem, chairwoman of the National Observatory for Child’s Rights and of the Children’s Parliament, chaired on Saturday at the parliament headquarters the official meeting of the 7th national session of the Children’s Parliament. During this meeting, Princess Lalla Meryem read a message sent by King Mohammed VI to the participants in the session, Princess Lalla Meryem also followed the question session of the children MPs concerning matters related … Continue reading

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Princess Lalla Hasna opens Conference on Sustainable Management of the Coast

  October 12, 2010 at 4:16 am by

Princess Lalla Hasna, President of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environment, presided on Saturday in Tangiers over the opening ceremony of the International Conference on “Sustainable Management of the Coast: Role of Education and Awareness-raising.” In a royal message addressed to participants in this conference and read out by Lalla Hasna, King Mohammed VI paid tribute to Princess Lalla Hasna, who along with her Presidency of … Continue reading

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King Mohammed VI at the Millennium Development Goals Summit In New-york

  September 27, 2010 at 10:59 pm by

At the United Nations headquarters in New York, King Mohammed VI of Morocco attended the UN Summit Millennium Development Goals, in which the King underlined in an address on Monday before the summit Morocco’s engagement to realize the Millennium Development Goals. In this regard, King Mohammed VI recalled that, “to promote a global partnership based on solidarity Morocco has made human development and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals … Continue reading

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Prince Moulay Hassan Finshes his Second School Year

  June 22, 2010 at 2:31 am by

King Mohammed VI and Lalla Salma, accompanied by their daughter Lalla Khadija, attended in Rabat the graduation ceremony of the Prince Moulay Hassan at l’Ecole Princière (the Prince School) in the Royal Palace. The King, who come back to Rabat from Al Hoceima especially to attend his son’s end of year ceremony, listen proudly to the speech given by the little prince in which he reviewed the school year activities. … Continue reading

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Princess Lalla Salma opens the 16th Fez Festival of World Sacred Music

  June 7, 2010 at 8:02 pm by

Princess Lalla Salma chaired on Friday in Fez the opening ceremony of the 16th Fez Festival of World Sacred Music held under the patronage of King Mohammed VI by the Spirit of Fez Foundation under the theme “initiatory journey”. Princess Lalla Salma accompanied by Bernadette Chirac and sister of Cambodia’s King Princess Norodom Bopha Devi followed the Festival’s inaugural concert performed by the Royal Ballet of Cambodia. The theme of … Continue reading

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Princess Lalla Meryem Receives Women World Leaders’ Prize

  May 22, 2010 at 8:51 pm by

Princess Lalla Meryem received on Thursday in Paris an international trophy awarded by the Women World Leaders Association.The Prize was awarded to the Princess for her quality as Chairwoman of the National Union of Moroccan Women in recognition of her untiring efforts to reinforce the status of Moroccan Arab and African women and her remarkable actions to promote women participation in development and progress. The statuette prize is also a … Continue reading

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Earth Day’s 40th Anniversary Celebration in Morocco

  April 24, 2010 at 11:27 am by

Earth Day, one of the trendiest international events, takes place in the Moroccan capital of Rabat from April 17 to 24. Hosting the 40th anniversary celebrations of Earth Day has been deemed a pride and joy among Moroccans especially because Rabat will be a premier African and Arab city and one of six world cities to lead celebrations for Earth Day celebrations.The other cities are: New York,Washington,Shanghai,Rome and Mumbai. On … Continue reading

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