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Wednesday 25 December 2013

Flag Hand-Over Ceremony For Moroccan Contingent Heading To Central African Republic

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Flag Hand-Over Ceremony For Moroccan Contingent Heading To Central African Republic

A flag-handing over ceremony was held this Wednesday for the contingent of the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces (FAR) heading to the Central African republic, in accordance with the Royal decision and the United Nations Organization's call, at the chief of staff of the Southern zone.

A release of the FAR chief of staff says the ceremony, symbolizing the start of the FAR contingency mission in the Central African Republic, was chaired by the General de Corps d’Armee, FAR Inspector General and commander of the Southern Zone.

 HM King Mohammed VI addressed to the servicemen deployed in this UN mission a message that was read out during this ceremony that ended with a parade of the military contingent.

 The ceremony took place in the presence of high-ranking officers of the Royal Gendarmerie and of the FAR chief of staff.