Sunday, April 29, 2007

Prince Moulay Rachid’s mission of hope for cross-cultural and interfaith understanding

London, April 26, 2007 – His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, the heir to the Moroccan throne, has started the state visit to United Kingdom, to continue his indefatigable dedication to promote global peace through interfaith dialogue and cross-cultural understanding.

His Royal Highness, a key leader regionally and globally, in an effort to endorse a mutual spirit of acceptance and a genuine understanding, inaugurated today an exhibition under the mane "Sacred - Discover what we share". Sacred - Discover what we share, presents some of the world’s earliest surviving, most important and beautiful religious texts from the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths.

In this spirit, His Royal Highness highlighted the imminent need to continue to foster interfaith and intercultural dialogue that will provide a platform for education and information exchange to share the differences and similarities in cultures and religions. His Royal Highness’ massive public advocacy campaigns emphasize that these interfaith efforts must focus on identifying and promoting a greater understanding of the common values of our religions.

His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, a recognized leader around the globe, has worked for several years to create a global movement that unites universe, has been instrumental in building bridges and delineating number of suggestions; Prince Moulay Rachid challenges each one and calls on everybody to build bridges of friendship across cultures to unite the global communities.

His Royal Highness’ leadership endeavors to promote respect and mutual understanding among all faiths and cultures and to achieve world peace in the foreseeable future.

As the leading international advocate of interfaith dialogue and cross-cultural understanding, His Royal Highness, frequently participates in interfaith-intercultural gatherings, campaigns actively for a variety of organizations in efforts to promote religious tolerance and coexistence and many of Prince Moulay Rachid's programs focus on bridging the cultural divide between Muslims and West.

His Royal Highness’ groundbreaking work in a bid to step up efforts to promote cross-cultural understanding, promotes a strong globally centered approach in an effort that spells out the true spirit of Islam and has made to improve cross-cultural understanding and global awareness.
Sacred: discover what we share marks the first time that texts from these three faiths will have been displayed and explored together, side by side. Exquisite and rare examples of Jewish, Christian and Muslim sacred texts from the Library’s collections - plus loans including a Dead Sea Scroll - are presented in a unique and compelling modern context. It opens on 27 April and will run to 23 September 2007. The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the World’s greatest libraries. Set up in 1973, with galleries formerly in the British Museum building, it moved to its spectacular flagship new home at St Pancras in Central London in 1997.

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid highlights role of agricultural markets

Meknes, April 19, 2007 --- His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, the heir to the Moroccan throne, carried on his efforts to showcase Moroccan Agriculture as he overseen the opening of the second International Agricultural Fair.

The business savvy royal - who impressively represents Morocco on issues across the full range of measures to enhance agricultural development, trade and food security goals - fosters close ties and cooperation with international public to ensure bringing the farming industry and rural community together.

Seeks to enhance market access for Moroccan agriculture, His Royal Highness elongates his activities after the opening ceremony and takes the opportunity to network with the national and international agricultural actors.

On this note - the sophisticated royal who looked every inch of classiness - hosted a dinner to connect the agriculture intertwine business interests of producers in these lines of business and the industry.

Morocco’s International Agricultural Fair contributes to the development of agriculture, facilitates knowledge-sharing among agricultural actors on new technological and technique developments in the production of agricultural products, provides a forum for agricultural operators from different regions of the country to showcase their products and network with national and foreign actors representing different value chains. International Agricultural Fair is being held from April 19th to 27th 2007.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid crowns the first International Petanque Tournament

Under the honorary presidency of HRH Prince Moulay Rachid the Stade Marocain (SM) club organizes on 28-29 April in Rabat the first International Petanque Tournament.

It is undoubtedly the most important and thrilling event in the Moroccan Petanque life so far. The highest prize of the tournament is HRH Prince Moulay Rachid award.

Thursday, April 12, 2007

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid proffers retrospective of Roberto Rossellini

Marrakech-Morocco, Feb. 17-19, 2007 – Under the directions of His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, the Foundation of Marrakech International Film Festival presented the first comprehensive Moroccan retrospective of the work of master filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, on the anniversary of the centenary of his birth.

His Royal Highness, who has voiced to further diversify foundation’s activities in order to ensure sustainable cultural and economic development, opened up to experience the revival of cinematography for cultural industry enlargement.

With the collaboration of the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, Association Maiori Film Festival and Centre Cinématographique Marocain (C.C.M.), the retrospective featured Rossellini's ground-breaking films and works from his career for film and television.

Roberto Rossellini (1906–1977) was a seminal artist of the art of film, who pioneered the highly influential neo-realist movement that put Italian cinema on the map in the years following World War II. His classic films of that period, ROME OPEN CITY (1945), PAISAN (1946) and GERMANY YEAR ZERO (1947) are inestimable classics that continue to enthrall audiences worldwide.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid enlivens the rural development

Marrakech, April 8, 2007 – Under the Presidency of His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, Royal Moroccan Motorsport Federation organized the 14th edition of Maroc Classic Rally under the motto “The Road of Heart”.

His Royal Highness’ continuing series of encouragement to improve living conditions and fight poverty, underlines the importance of rural activities role to take part in the country's development process.

With this agenda, Maroc Classic Rally is an interlinking chain of week of automotive passion and active elements in the economic and social process of rural development.

The excellent testimonial of the generosity of competitors and partners during the traditional auction sales honored this year journey of ‘The Road of Heart’. Cheque of 480.00 dirhams was donated to Madame Leïla Cherif, President of l’Heure Joyeuse.

In last 7 years, Maroc Classic Rally collected 3.500.000 dirhams that are being invested in number of meaningful projects to advance sustainable rural development, strengthen the national economic process and join the world of business as an active element in the economic and social process of development.

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid observes National Day for Mosques

Marrakech, April 1, 2007 – His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid oversees the National Day for Mosques ceremony.

The National Day for Mosques inspires to better regulate and assist for the country’s mosques.

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid empowers golf swing to future prosperity

Rabat, April 1, 2007 - Under the auspices of the Hassan II Golf Trophy Associations presided by His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, the Maroc Telecom Golf Trophy commencements from March 29 to April 1, 2007.

His Royal Highness, a professional player and lover of golf sport, has launched one of the country's most ambitious project ‘Royal Moroccan Golf Tour’, which integrates Maroc Telecom tournament in the stages of its circuit.

The Maroc Telecom Golf Trophy is the confirmation of His Royal Highness constant engagement to promote Moroccan sport, predominantly in discipline of golf.

His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid’s ambitious projects that aim to develop economic and sporting golf tourism moreover bring Morocco on already esteemed international level with the striking quality of its golf courses and majestic scenery.

Thursday, April 05, 2007

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid commemorates Muslim ritual

Marrakech, March 31, 2007 -- HRH Prince Moulay Rachid oversee on Saturday evening at the Mausoleum of the Imam Mohamed Ben Solaymane Al-Jazouli in Marrakech, a religious wake in commemoration of Prophet Mohammed (pbuh) Birthday.

Imam Sidi Mohammed Ben Solaymane Al-Jazouli was born year 807 A.H. in Gzoula. A theologist and a sufi, distinguished for his deep piety and faith, is one of the Seven Saints of Marrakech.