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Tuesday 19 June 2018

HRH Princess Lalla Asmae Chairs Deaf Children's School-Year Graduation Ceremony

HRH Princess Lalla Asmae Chairs Deaf Children's School-Year Graduation Ceremony

Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Asmae, Chairwoman of the Lalla Asmae Foundation for Deaf Children and Youth, chaired, Monday in Rabat, the graduation ceremony of the 2017-2018 school year of the Foundation.

On this occasion, HRH Princess Lalla Asmae visited the practical work class (physics and chemistry) and heard explanations on the holiday village in Agadir of the Mohammedia Foundation of social works of magistrates and justice officials. Her Royal Highness also visited a mobile dental care unit developed by the Faculty of Dentistry at the Lalla Asmae Foundation.

Afterwards, Her Royal Highness visited the robotics workshop (in the presence of the 9 students who won the 3rd prize at the national robotics tournament).

Later on, Her Royal Highness chaired the graduation ceremony, marked at the beginning by the reading of verses from the Holy Quran by one of the Foundation's students, as well as a musical score performed by Lilya Ayda who brilliantly participated in the "The voice" program on the French channel TF1.

Speaking on this occasion, director of the Foundation, Adil Benzakour, said that the latter has been providing, for 50 years, a specialized education based on the curriculum of primary and secondary national education, stressing that the Foundation's students benefit from the most advanced technical support, including digital hearing aids, cochlear implants and electronic transmission systems that facilitate their integration and break their isolation.

In this regard, Benzakour pointed out that 40 children have benefited from these hearing aids thanks to the support of the OCP Foundation.

"The Lalla Asmae Foundation is experiencing a real boom, thanks to the benevolence of HM King Mohammed VI, as well as the commitment of HRH Princess Lalla Asmae to the children of her Foundation and the financial support of its partners," added the director of the Foundation.

The first promotion of the 2018 Baccalaureate candidates of the Lalla Asmae Foundation as well as the members of the baccalaureate examination adaptation commission, were presented to Her Royal Highness.

HRH Princess Lalla Asmae also chaired the signing ceremony of two agreements, the first of which is a partnership between the Lalla Asmae Foundation and the Faculty of Dentistry in Rabat, which aims to provide the Foundation's children with free access to dental care.

The second agreement is a partnership between the Lalla Asmae Foundation and the Royal Moroccan Federation of Sport for All (FRMSPT), aimed at enabling the Foundation's children and young people to benefit from the Federation's sports activities.

Afterwards, HRH Princess Lalla Asmae attended the screening of a documentary on all the sports activities of the Lalla Asmae Foundation in 2017-2018, followed by sports dances (performed by the students), an acrobatic gymnastics show and a martial art show. Her Royal Highness also presented the hearing aids (40) granted by the OCP Foundation and awarded prizes to deserving students.

Upon her arrival at the Foundation's headquarters, HRH Princess Lalla Asmae reviewed a section of the Auxiliary Forces that made the honors, and was greeted notably by the minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, the minister of Health, the minister of Family, Solidarity, Equality and Development, the minister of Justice and the minister of Youth and Sports.

MAP 18 June 2018