Prince Harry and his Spouse Official Visit to Morocco
Prince Harry and his Spouse Visit Education for All Boarding School and Lycée Qualifiant Grand Atlas in the Town of Asni
Prince of Harry of England, Duke of Sussex, and his spouse Princess Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, visited on Sunday in the town of Asni, in the Atlas Mountains, an Education for All's boarding school as well as Lycée Qualifiant Grand Atlas secondary school.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited "Dar Asni 3", an Education for All's boarding school that host girls aged between 8 and 12 years.
On this occasion, they spoke to the children and teachers at the organization. Then, the Duchess of Sussex took part in a henna ceremony, in the presence of the British ambassador to Morocco, Thomas Reilly, Wali of the Marrakech-Safi region, governor of the Marrakech Prefecture, Karim Kassi-Lahlou, and Director of the Regional Education and Training Academy, Ahmed Karimi.
Afterwards, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited Lycée Qualifiant Grand Atlas secondary school, where they were warmly welcomed by officials and students of the school.
They also attended a football match between two mixed teams of the secondary school.
Speaking on this occasion, the British ambassador said he was very pleased with the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to the town of Asni, expressing his warmest thanks to HM King Mohammed VI for "his generosity" and "the gracious welcome" received by the royal couple.
He also announced that sport equipment will be donated to Lycée Qualifiant Grand Atlas secondary school.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex also visited "Dar Asni 1", which is the first boarding school set-up by Education for All. On this occasion, Prince Harry awarded Michael McHugo, Education for All's founder, with an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) award for his efforts to promote gender equality in Morocco.
MAP 24 February 2019