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Friday 19 June 2020

Moroccan People Celebrate on Saturday 50th Birthday of HRH Prince Moulay Rachid

Moroccan People Celebrate on Saturday 50th Birthday of HRH Prince Moulay Rachid

The Royal family and the Moroccan people celebrate, on Saturday, the 50th birthday of HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, a happy occasion to revisit the various official activities undertaken by His Royal Highness in Morocco and abroad. - The Royal family and the Moroccan people celebrate, on Saturday, the 50th 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 for happiness and long life to HM King Mohammed VI, HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, and the entire 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. His Royal Highness also chairs 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.

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

Over the past 12 months, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid took part in several important events both in Morocco and abroad.

On July 30, 2019, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid chaired at the Royal Golf in Tangier a luncheon offered by the head of government on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of HM King Mohammed VI's accession to the Throne of His Glorious Ancestors.

On August 19, 2019, His Royal Highness chaired at the Moulay Abdallah Stadium in Rabat the opening ceremony of the 12th Edition of the African Games.

On this occasion, the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) awarded the Olympic African Order of Merit to HM King Mohammed VI.

The distinction was handed to HRH Prince Moulay Rachid by ANOCA President on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the African Games.

On September 23, His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid received in Rabat Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, HRH Prince Guillaume, and his spouse Hereditary Grand Duchess, HRH Princess Stéphanie de Lannoy, on a visit to Morocco along with a high-level economic mission. 

On October 14, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid chaired the opening ceremony of the 12th edition of the El Jadida Horse Show, held under the theme "The horse in Moroccan ecosystems".

HRH the Prince represented on October 22, 2019, HM King Mohammed VI at the enthronement ceremony of the new Emperor of Japan, Naruhito, which took place at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

HRH the Prince took part in the same day at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo in a dinner offered by the new Emperor of Japan Naruhito on the occasion of his accession to the Throne. 

On October 23, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid took part at the Akasaka Imperial Residence in Tokyo in a tea reception offered by the new Emperor of Japan Naruhito in honor of the Monarchs and members of the royal families who attended the ceremony of his enthronement.

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid was greeted by Their Majesties Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, as well as by former Emperor Akihito and his spouse Michiko.

His Royal Highness held talks on October 24, 2019, in Tokyo with Japanese Prime minister Abe Shinzo at the Akasaka Imperial Residence.

On November 18, 2019, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid chaired at Oujda's stadium the final of the 2018-2019 Throne Cup between Tihad Athletic Sportif (TAS) and Hassania Agadir (HUSA).

On January 13, 2020, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid offered in Muscat the condolences of HM King Mohammed VI, following the death of Sultan Qaboos bin Said bin Taimur of Oman.

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