King Mohammed VI offered, on Monday at the Royal Residence in Sale, a tea ceremony in honor of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and his spouse Markle, Duchess of Sussex, currently on a visit to the Kingdom.
Sale – King Mohammed VI offered, on Monday at the Royal Residence in Sale, a tea ceremony in honor of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and his spouse Markle, Duchess of Sussex, currently on a visit to the Kingdom.
On this occasion, the Duke of Sussex handed the King a written message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
During the ceremony, King Mohammed VI was accompanied by Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, Prince Moulay Rachid and Princesses Lalla Meryem and Lalla Hasnaa.
Prince Harry and his spouse Meghan Markle arrived on Saturday evening in Casablanca for a three-day visit to Morocco.
The visit is part of the strengthening of cooperation between the U.K and Morocco and the promotion of gender equality through visits to schools and meetings with youth, said a British diplomatic source.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited on Sunday a boarding school Education for All, in the region of Marrakech, as “Grand Atlas” secondary school in the region of Marrakech.
The same day, Prince Harry held talks with members of the Moroccan Paralympic team that took part in the London 2012 Summer Paralympics, who praised the progress made by Paralympic sport in Morocco, following the building of appropriate infrastructure that meets international standards.
For her part, the Duchess of Sussex met with women entrepreneurs who stressed, on this occasion, the importance of the vital role played by women in the Moroccan society as well as progress made in access to information and education.
The royal couple also held talks with businesswoman Meriem Bensalah Chaqroun, former head of Morocco’s Employers Association (CGEM), and Mustapha Bakkoury, President of the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN)
They also attended an official reception at the British Ambassador’s residence in Rabat, where they met young entrepreneurs, influential women of the Moroccan civil society as well as athletes with specific needs.
On Monday, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stopped by the Andalusian Gardens to learn about a youth empowerment initiative.