The official Moroccan delegation for the pilgrimage left, Thursday morning, Rabat-Salé airport for the Holy Places of Islam, to perform the rite of Hajj for the year 1444 of the Hegira.
Upon leaving the airport, the delegation led by the Minister Delegate in charge of Relations with Parliament, government spokesman, Mustapha Baitas, was greeted by the Minister of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, Ahmed Toufiq.
The official delegation includes in particular the Wali of the Oriental region and Governor of the Prefecture of Oujda, Mouaad Jamai, the adviser to the Court of Cassation and Mediator, Mohamed Benalilou, the ambassador, director general of bilateral relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans residing abroad, Fouad Yazough, and Colonel Mohamed El Fellah, Commander of the Central Establishment of Engineering Equipment.
As a reminder, King Mohammed VI, Amir Al-Mouminine, had sent on June 2, a message to Moroccan pilgrims to go to the Holy Places of Islam for the year 1444, the reading of which was given by the Minister Habous and Islamic Affairs, Ahmed Toufiq.
HM the King had called, in this message, the Moroccan pilgrims to “show piety, as it is true that it is the best viaticum that one can acquire to carry out this pilgrimage carrying many benefits. Also show exemplary morality during this grandiose gathering where Muslims are required to keep in mind two fundamental and complementary truths: their proclamation of faith in the Oneness of God the Most High and their desire to illustrate their unity. and their unanimous adherence to the unshakeable Law of God”.
The Sovereign had also called on Moroccan pilgrims to be worthy ambassadors of their homeland, and the standard-bearers of its centuries-old civilization and its identity, illustrated by the attachment to the values of openness and tolerance, and to abstain of any controversy and any reason for discord, emphasizing “Thus you will incarnate with a sincere commitment the preeminence of the Islamic Oumma in accordance with the word of God the Most High “May there be among you a community which calls for the good , which prescribes what is proper and proscribes what is condemnable. They will achieve success.”