HRH Princess Lalla Hasnaa Inaugurates Olive Grove Park 'Ghabat Chabab'
Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa, President of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environment, proceeded, on Tuesday in Marrakech, to the inauguration of the Olive Grove Park Ghabat Chabab.
On her arrival at the Park, HRH Princess Lalla Hasnaa was welcomed by Chakib Benmoussa, Minister of National Education, Preschool and Sports, Mohamed Sadiki, Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fishing, Rural Development and Water and Forests, Karim Kassi-Lahlou, wali of the Marrakech-Safi region, Samir Goudar, president of the Council of the Marrakech-Safi region, and Mustapha El Habti, acting director general of local authorities and governor of public networks at the Ministry of Interior.
Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa was also welcomed by Fatima Zahra Mansouri, President of the Communal Council of Marrakech, Jamila Afif, President of the Prefectural Council of Marrakech, Abderrahmane El Ouafa, President of the Commune Méchouar-Kasbah, and by Ali Zouaki, Director of State Domains at the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
After having inaugurated the Park of the olive grove of "Ghabat Chabab" and unveiled the commemorative plaque, Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa followed a presentation on panel of the project of rehabilitation of this Park, by Mounia Bennani, landscape architect, as well as a presentation on panel of the equipment in system of irrigation drop by drop, by Abdelaziz Bousraref, regional director of Agriculture (DRA) of Marrakech-Safi.
Thereafter, HRH Princess Lalla Hasnaa visited the various facilities of the Park.
On this occasion, Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa followed a presentation of the pedagogical path by Pr. Aziz Ouhabi, director of the National School of Architecture of Rabat, his students as well as the students of the Eco-Schools labeled "Green Flag": The stop of the olive grove of Ghabat Chabab, the stop of the biodiversity, the stop of the adaptation of plants to the dry environment and the stop of the Khettaras.
HRH Princess Lalla Hasnaa then followed a presentation of the sports facilities of the Park by the landscape architect, as well as another presentation of the mobile application of the Park of the Olive Grove "Ghabat Chabab" on screen, by Oumaima Radi, young reporter from Marrakech, winner of the 2021 edition.
Rehabilitated as part of the program "Rehabilitation of gardens and historical parks", the Park of the Olive Grove of "Ghabat Chabab", which covers an area of 120 hectares for the olive grove part, meets, both, its function as an agricultural production area (olive orchard operated), while offering the activities of a lively urban park (attractions, sports, recreation, etc.).
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