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Thursday 8 February 2024

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid Attends Funeral of Late Mohamed Bensaïd Aït Idder

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid Attends Funeral of Late Mohamed Bensaïd Aït Idder

His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid attended, Wednesday in Casablanca, the funeral of late Mohamed Bensaïd Aït Idder, politician and one of the emblematic figures of the resistance.

 After Al Asr and funeral prayers, the remains of the deceased were buried at the Chouhada cemetery, in the presence of the deceased’s family members and relatives. Leaders and representatives of political parties and trade unions, local authorities and other personalities were also present.

   Born in 1925 in the village of Tin Mansour, province of Chtouka Aït Baha, the deceased joined the struggle against the occupation and was a member of the resistance and liberation army.

   After independence, he became involved in politics, first as president of the Organization for Popular Democratic Action (OADP), then as a member of parliament, representing the province of Chtouka Aït Baha.

   His Majesty King Mohammed VI decorated him with the insignia of "Wissam Al Arch" (exceptional class) in July 2015, on the occasion of the 16th anniversary of the Throne Day.

MAP: 07 February 2024