HRH Prince Moulay Rachid bridges the gap between Africa and the World
Cannes - France, February 14, 2007 - His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, the heir to Moroccan throne, arrived today on state visit to France to raise the level of collective commitment to peace and security issues, good governance and economic, social and political development of the African continent.
His Royal Highness will participate in the 24th Franco-African summit that is taking place at Cannes, on the French Mediterranean coast, from 14 to 16 February 2007. The summit theme is "L'Afrique et l'equilibre du monde" - Africa and the World Balance and fixed themes of discussion are how to tap and protect Africa's natural resources, the continent's role in the world and the information age's impact on African society, etc.
It is also expected that His Royal Highness will network with the heads of state and government on the sidelines of the summit to assure the success of the summit and commitment.