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Monday 17 February 2020

HRH Princess Lalla Hasnaa Chairs Board of Directors of Rabat Foundation for Cultural Heritage Safeguarding

HRH Princess Lalla Hasnaa Chairs Board of Directors of Rabat Foundation for Cultural Heritage Safeguarding

HRH Princess Lalla Hasnaa, President of the Foundation for Cultural Heritage Safeguarding of Rabat, chaired, on Friday, the Board of Directors of this Foundation, meant to examine the progress report on the state of preservation of the city's cultural heritage and come up with the action program for the current year.

The city of Rabat witnessed, under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, the implementation of many structuring projects including the program "Rabat, city of light, cultural capital of Morocco", as well as programs related to run-down houses, the development of the Bouregreg valley and the one relating to safeguarding and upgrading the old medina of Rabat and Salé.

Other major socio-cultural projects have also received the Royal High Solicitude, including the Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art as well as the Great Theater of Rabat and the Oudayas Museum.

Regarding future actions, the Board of Directors has agreed to draw up an annual assessment report on the preservation of the heritage of the city of Rabat, the organization of periodic events and workshops related to heritage preservation, as well as the implementation of an ambitious project to digitize Rabat's heritage.

The Foundation aims to perpetuate and convey the historical, architectural, artistic, landscape, material and immaterial values ​​inherent to  Rabat's cultural heritage. To do this, it monitors heritage, promotes synergy between the actors concerned with heritage safeguarding and works to raise awareness, and promote and assess the state of heritage preservation.

MAP 14 February 2020