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Thursday 6 March 2014

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, HSH Prince Albert II Of Monaco Visit HRH Prince Moulay Rachid Down Syndrome Center

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, HSH Prince Albert II Of Monaco Visit HRH Prince Moulay Rachid Down Syndrome Center

 HRH Prince Moulay Rachid and HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco paid a visit, Thursday in Rabat, to HRH Prince Moulay Rachid Center, which supports people with Down's syndrome from disadvantaged families.

 On this occasion, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid and HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco toured the premises of the Center, and followed explanations on this structure, which is part of the National Initiative for Human Development (INDH) in the Rabat -Salé- Zemmour- Zaer region.

   Inaugurated in June 2012 by HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, honorary president of the Moroccan Down Syndrome Association (AMSAT), this facility offers paramedical rehabilitation services, psychological support, and social, educational and vocational training.

   Covering an area of 1,000 m2, the center accommodates 300 people in rehabilitation and fifty in training workshops in the fields of cooking and gardening.

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco is on a three-day visit to Morocco at the head of a delegation, including, Government Advisor for External Relations and Cooperation, José Badia and Advisor to the Princely Cabinet, Didier Gamerdinger, as well as representatives of several Monegasque institutions.

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HRH Prince Moulay Rachid chaired Wednesday night at the Guest Palace in Rabat a dinner hosted by HM King Mohammed VI in honor of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.

 The dinner was attended by Head of Government, Abdelilah Benkirane, speaker of the House of Advisors Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah, advisors to HM the King Abdellatif Menouni and Zoulikha Nasri, Interior Minister, Mohamed Hassad, Minister of Culture, Mohamed Amine Sbihi, and members of the delegation accompanying HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.

 

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco is on a three-day visit to Morocco at the head of a delegation including, Government Advisor for External Relations and Cooperation, José Badia and Advisor to the Princely Cabinet, Didier Gamerdinger, as well as representatives of Monegasque institutions.

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, HSH Prince Albert II Of Monaco Inaugurate In Rabat Exhibition On 'Prince Albert I Of Monaco's Discovery Of Morocco'

 HRH Prince Moulay Rachid and HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco inaugurated on Wednesday an exhibition on "The discovery of Prince Albert I of Monaco of Morocco in the late 19th century" in Bab Rouah gallery in Rabat.

On their arrival, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid and HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco were greeted by Minister of Culture Mohamed Amine Sbihi, Director of the Moroccan Archives, Mr. Jamaa Baida, and President of the University Mohammed V-Agdal, Wail Benjelloun.

  HRH Moulay Rachid and HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco visited the different areas of this exhibition, which showcases the journey of Prince Albert I of Monaco in Morocco, featuring photographs and writing. 

The exhibition is also marked by screening of short film made in 1897 in Safi by the great-grandfather of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, which could probably be the first film scene shot in Morocco.

The exhibition features objects loaned by the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, and which describe the scientific explorations led by Prince Albert I.

 Under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, the event, which will be open to the public on Thursday on March 6, will be held on April 5-30 at the Gallery of Bab Rouah, and at the "Moroccan Archives" gallery on May 12-July 31.

The exhibition is organized by the Moroccan Archives of the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, the Mohammed V-Agdal University, the Archives of the Palais Princier of Monaco, the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, and the Audiovisual Archives of Monaco.

On this occasion, a partnership agreement was signed, under the chairmanship of HRH Prince Moulay Rachid and HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, between several heritage institutions of the two countries.

 The agreement was signed by the director of the Moroccan Archives, and the director of Archives and Library of the Palais Princier of Monaco, Fouilleron Thomas, and the general manager of the Oceanographic Institute-Albert I Foundation, Robert Colcagno and Director of Audiovisual Archives of Monaco, Vincent Vatrican.

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