WASHINGTON – Princess Lalla Soukaina, King Mohammed VI’s niece, is set to be married on October 4th, according to the news outlet Le360.
Princess Lalla Salma is engaged to Mehdi Regragui son of King Hassan II’s former adviser.
Princess Lalla Soukaina, 27, was the late King Hassan II’s favorite as she was his first granddaughter.
Princess Lalla Soukaina is also very close to King Mohammed VI, her uncle.
The marriage of the princess is sure to be closely followed by the Moroccan people, as their romance was also closely observed. Both Regragui and Lalla Soukaina were raised in Rabat. Regragui comes from an affluent family, his father was a businessman and close adviser to King Hassan II.
It is still unclear in which city of the Kingdom this much anticipated weeding will be celebrated.
Princess Soukaina first completed her undergraduate degree at the Royal College, and then moved to Paris to continue her studies and obtain a Master’s degree in journalism and communication. During her first year of studies in 2004, she was selected, along with her mother, Princess Lalla Meryem, as one of the top successful Arab women. She is regarded by Moroccans as the embodiment of Moroccan women’s beauty and elegance.
Princess Lalla Soukaina is the daughter of Princess Lalla Meryem, first daughter and eldest child of late King Hassan II.
The Princess’ father, Fouad Filali, is the son of the late Abdellatif Filai, former Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister.
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