Morocco’s King Performs Eid Al-Adha Prayer & Rituals

Morocco’s King Performs Eid Al-Adha Prayer & Rituals

King Mohammed VI performed on Monday Eid Al-Adha prayer at Hassan II Mosque in Tetouan in northern Morocco.

The monarch was accompanied by Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, Prince Moulay Rachid, Prince Moulay Ahmed, and Prince Moulay Ismail.

Members of the royal family and several cabinet members, including Head of Government Aziz Akhannouch also performed the Eid Morning Prayer.

Afterward, the Monarch performed the ritual sacrifice as prescribed by Islamic traditions.

At the Royal Palace, King Mohammed VI received greetings from the Head of Govt., the Speakers of the two Houses of Parliament, the top representatives of Judiciary power, the Dean of Islamic Diplomatic Corps in Morocco, the Ambassador of Cameroon, and several high-ranking civilian and military personalities.

On the occasion of the Feast of Sacrifice, the King offered his heartfelt congratulations to the Heads of state of Muslim countries. He also pardoned 1,484 inmates sentenced by various Moroccan courts. The King usually grants free pardon to inmates and convicts on religious and national holidays.

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