Throne Day festivities, ceremonies postponed due to state of health emergency
All activities, festivities and ceremonies planned on the occasion of Throne Day, marking this year the 21st anniversary of the accession of King Mohammed VI to the Throne have been postponed due to the state of health emergency decreed to limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
The announcement came in a statement released Tuesday by the Ministry of the Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery.
In view of the preventive measures taken within the framework of the state of health emergency decreed to combat the spread of the Covid-19 virus, it has been decided to postpone all activities, festivities and ceremonies planned on the occasion of the celebration of the 21st anniversary of the accession of King Mohammed VI to the Throne, said the statement.
In this regard, it was decided to postpone the reception ceremony chaired by the Monarch on this occasion, the oath-taking ceremony of the graduate officers of the various military, paramilitary and civil schools and institutes, the ceremony of allegiance, as well as the parades and other events attended by a large number of citizens.
On this occasion, the King will address a speech to the nation on Wednesday July 29 at 9:00 pm.