On Sunday, the second day of their royal visit to Morocco, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, duchess of Sussex, visited Moroccan women entrepreneurs and special needs athletes in Rabat.
Rabat – During a ceremony organized by the British embassy in Rabat, the duke and Duchess met and spoke with members of the Royal Moroccan Federation of Sports for the Disabled who participated in the London Paralympics in 2012.
Prince Harry acknowledged Morocco’s efforts to integrate people with special needs into the sports field, lauding Moroccan paralympic sports and its infrastructure.
Meanwhile, the duchess spoke with women entrepreneurs who enhanced the role of women in the Moroccan society and discussed the country’s digital transformation and its efforts to expand access to information and education as fundamental rights.
The royal couple also spoke with Moroccan businesswoman Meriem Bensalah Chaqroun, the former president of the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM), and Mustapha Bakkoury, chairman of the executive board of the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy.
Monday’s schedule for the duke and duchess is packed with multiple activities.
Today, the final day of their visit, provides an opportunity for Harry and Meghan to explore the country’s health programs supporting children with special needs and attend presentation about the empowerment of young Moroccan entrepreneurs at the Andalusian Gardens in Rabat.
Surrounded by green scenery, the royal couple will explore Moroccan traditional arts and crafts at the gardens.
The couple will also visit the Royal Golf Dar Essalam in Rabat to have a closer look on Morocco’s efforts to develop horse therapy.
The visit of the duke and duchess of Sussex kicked off on Saturday night when they arrived at Mohammed V International Airport in Casablanca.
The couple spent Sunday morning at UNESCO’s local Education for All boarding school and Lycee Qualifiant Grand Atlas secondary school in Asni in the High Atlas Mountains to promote girls’ education, one of the focuses of their tour.