Daughter of Abdelkarim ElKhattabi Attends Throne Day Ceremony


Rabat – King Mohammed VI received Monday in Tangier’s royal palace Aicha El Khattabi, daughter of Moroccan iconic activist and politician Abdelkrim El Khattabi.

Aicha attended the Throne Day ceremony chaired by King Mohammed VI at the Marchane palace in Tangier.

Throne Day came after a week after the celebration of the 97th anniversary of Annual Battle led by Abd El Krim El Khattabi on July 22, 1921.

The ceremony started at 2:15 p.m. marking the attendance of many local and international officials, including FIFA chairman Gianni Infantino.

José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, former head of the Spanish Government; Miguel Angel Moratinos, former Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation; Akinwumi Adesina , President of the African Development Bank; Jacques Diouf, Diplomat, Former General Director of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); Adnan Amin, General Director of the Agency International Renewable Energy Association (IRENA) also attended the ceremony.

The ceremony followed King Mohammed VI’s speech delivered from the city of Al Hoceima on Tuesday, July 29.

To celebrate the Throne Day, the Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF) will organize air shows above Martil sea resort northeast of Tetouan and above M’diq, located between Ceuta and Tetouan on July 30 and July 31.