King Hassan II died on July 23, 1999.
Rabat – King Mohammed VI, Crown Prince Moulay Hassan, Prince Moulay Rachid, and Princess Lalla Meryem gathered in Rabat on Friday, December 6 to attend a memorial service for the late King Hassan II.
Members of the royal family presided over a religious ceremony at the Lalla Soukaina mosque in Morocco’s capital city. The vigil included Quranic prayers for the late King Hassan II and the recitation of the eulogy of the Prophet Muhammad.
The ceremony also included prayers for late King Mohammed V. King Mohammed VI and Prince Moulay Hassan then prayed at the tomb of the late Prince Moulay Abdallah.
The head of government, speakers of the two houses of parliament, the King’s advisors, members of the government, presidents of constitutional bodies, representatives of Islamic diplomatic corps, political figures, and military officials attended the ceremony, according to Maghreb Arab Press (MAP). Several female civil and military figures were also present.
During the religious ceremony, the attendees prayed to God to preserve and assist King Mohammed VI, the source added.
KIng Hassan II died on July 23, 1999 in Rabat. His resting place is at the Mausoleum of Mohammed V.