Rabat- King Mohammed VI on Friday presided over the marriage ceremony of Princess Lalla Soukaina with Mehdi Regraui.
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.
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.
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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