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Wednesday 19 June 2019

Moroccan People Celebrate on Thursday 49th Birthday of HRH Prince Moulay Rachid

Moroccan People Celebrate on Thursday 49th Birthday of HRH Prince Moulay Rachid

The Royal Family and the Moroccan people celebrate, on Thursday, the 49th birthday of HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, a happy occasion to revisit the various official activities undertaken by His Royal Highness in Morocco and abroad.

This joyful day is also an opportunity for the Moroccan people to express their heartfelt congratulations and best wishes of happiness and long life to HM King Mohammed VI, HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, and the entire Distinguished Royal Family.

Born on 20 June 1970 in Rabat, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid obtained, in May 1993, with high distinction, a degree in Public Law (internal Administration option) and a diploma in Comparative Law at the Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences in Rabat. Three years later, in June 1996, His Royal Highness obtained, with high distinction, the second certificate of higher education (international Relations option).

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid graduated with a PhD in Law on 18 May 2001 from Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV University on "The Organization of the Islamic Conference: Study of a specific international organization" with merit and the jury's congratulations as well as with a special distinction for its publication, given the importance of the subject and the quality of the work.

Since 1997, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid chairs the National Federation of Moroccan Scouting, the Royal Moroccan Federation for Hunting Shotgun Shooting (FRMTAC), the Hassan II Golf Trophy Association and the Marrakech International Film Festival Foundation.

His Royal Highness has been involved, at a young age, in several activities, taking part in the various Royal activities and presiding over official activities, as well as major events both in Morocco and abroad, in the sporting, social and cultural fields, among others, thus contributing to the process of building a new, modern and prosperous Morocco.

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid also represents HM the King in important national and international events.

Among HRH's outstanding activities that marked the year 2018 and 2019 there are: HRH Prince Moulay Rachid's representation of HM King Mohammed VI at the funeral of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan in Accra, HRH’s presence in Katowice (Poland), where he read out a message sent by HM the king to the participants in the 24th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24), and His Royal Highness’ representation of the Sovereign at the Extraordinary Arab Summit and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit in Mecca.

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