HRH Prince Moulay Rachid marks 50 years of Moroccan Sport Federation
Rabat – Morocco, December 28, 2007 -- In celebration of the 50th anniversary of establishment of Moroccan Sport Federation, His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, the Heir to the Moroccan throne, chaired a special ceremony Friday night at the National Theatre Mohamed V.
His Royal Highness has reaffirmed his commitment and adherence to the invocation of values and principles of practice of sport, hailing the accomplishments made since the creation of federation.
Lauding the great achievements of the Moroccan athletes, His Royal Highness noted particular prominence of many highly talented sportswomen and men, who promote and advocate positive sportsmanship, citizenship and total development of national sport through culture of sport.
His Royal Highness indicated that sport is an important part of Moroccan culture and pervades the lives of citizens, contributing to the healthy lifestyle that helps prevent disease and injury caused by inactivity.
Later, His Royal Highness visited the sports museum, including an exhibition of postage stamps and photos reflecting rich history of Moroccan sport and giving greater insight into the sports of excellence.
Numerous photos were also depicting His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid who has a long record of support, advancement and promotion sports and sport tourism.