HM King Mohammed VI returned on Thursday to Morocco, following an African tour that took the sovereign to Mali, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea and Gabon.
At the Rabat-Salé airport, HM the King was welcomed by HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan.
The sovereign was afterwards greeted by Head of Government Abdelillah Benkirane, Speaker of the House of Representatives Karim Ghellab, Speaker of the House of Advisors Mohamed Sheikh Biadillah, Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad and Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar.
HM the King was also greeted by General Abdelaziz Bennani, Inspector General of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) and Commander of the Southern zone, Lieutenant General Hosni Benslimane, Commander of the Royal Gendarmerie, Major general Ahmed Boutaleb, Inspector of the Royal Air Forces, Brigadier General Mohamed Laghmari, inspector of the Royal Navy, and Brigadier General Haddou Hajjar, Inspector of the Auxiliary Forces (Northern Zone).
The sovereign was also greeted by Bouchaib Rmil, Director General of the National Police, Abdellatif Hammouchi, Director General of Territorial Surveillance, and Abdelouafi Laftit, wali of the Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaer region and governor of Rabat prefecture, as well as other military and civilian figures.
In line with the reinforcement of South-South cooperation and dialogue, the visits by HM the King to Mali, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea Conakry and Gabon enabled to further the strategic partnership between Morocco and these sister African nations