By order of King Mohammed VI, Supreme Chief and Chief of the General Staff of the Royal Armed Forces, Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan chaired, on Sunday at the Cercle Mess Officers of Rabat, a lunch offered by the King, at the occasion of the 67th anniversary of the creation of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR), indicates a press release from the General Staff of the Royal Armed Forces.
Upon his arrival at the Mess, Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan was greeted by Major General Mohammed Berrid, Inspector General of the FAR, Commander of the Southern Zone, and the Deputy Army Commander of the Place de Rabat-Salé, General Abdellah Boutaleb, before reviewing a detachment of the Headquarters battalion which was paying the honours.
The Prince was then greeted by the Head of Government, Aziz Akhannouch, the Minister Delegate to the Head of Government, in charge of National Defense Administration, Mr. Abdeltif Loudyi, Lieutenant General Mohamed Haramou, Commander the Royal Gendarmerie, and Air Division General El Abed Alaoui Bouhamid, Inspector of the Royal Air Forces and Captain Major Mohamed Tahin, Inspector of the Royal Navy, adds the same source.
The lunch was attended by the Head of Government, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Advisors to His Majesty the King, members of the Royal Cabinet, members of the government, senior officers of the General Staff of the FAR , Foreign Military Attachés accredited in Rabat, as well as other civil and military personalities.
The 67th anniversary of the creation of the FAR was celebrated at the level of the various Places d’armes, Garrisons, units and Contingents of the FAR, through marked ceremonies, in particular by the raising of the colors, the reading of the Agenda addressed by King Mohammed VI, Supreme Chief and Chief of the General Staff of the Royal Armed Forces, to members of the FAR, the awarding of decorations as well as troop parades, the statement concludes.