The king has declared that he will have only one wife , and he and his bride were married in an unprecedented public wedding.
King Mohammed VI and his wife, princess Lalla Salma, have two children: the crown prince Moulay Hassan, 16, and princess Lalla Khadija, 12.
The constitution grants the king extensive powers; he is both the secular political leader and the “Commander of the Faithful” as a direct descendant of the Prophet Mohammed.
The king’s net worth has been estimated at between US$2.1 billion and over US$5 billion, and he is the richest king in Africa in 2014 according to the American business magazine Forbes. and he is the 5th richest king in the world.
It’s very uncommon and frowned on to show a lot of affection in public. Holding hands in Morocco is fine. A hug here or there, a stolen kiss all fine in most situations. The more rural you are the more frowned on public displays of affection are.
Wealthiest People in Morocco Othman Benjelloun . $2.4 Billion. King Mohammed VI of Morocco . $2.1 Billion. Aziz Akhannouch . $1.7 Billion. Miloud Chaabi. $1.3 Billion. Anas Sefrioui. $1.1 Billion. King Hassan II. $1 Billion.
Despite its economic progress, 4 million Moroccans remain in poverty and live on less than $4 a day. Poverty in Morocco remains an issue. Recognizing the poverty crisis in Morocco is essential to alleviating it; such a feat is possible through providing facts about poverty in Morocco to the public.
Mohammed VI Since 1999
Mohammed VI محمد
about 350,000 troops
Arranged marriages are “common” in Morocco (Manchester Guardian Weekly 22 Mar. 2000). One survey showed that 22 per cent of women in Morocco are married without their consent while 7.9 per cent of women are married by force ((Famafrique 23 June 2000).
List of royalty by net worth
|Rank||Name||Source of wealth|
|1||Vajiralongkorn||Investments derived from the Bureau of the Crown Property.|
|2||Hassanal Bolkiah||Profits from oil and gas industry.|
|3||Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud||Profits from oil industry.|
|4||Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan||Investments from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.|
Poverty in Morocco arises from factors such as climate, topography, and social structures; with the efforts of NGOs and the national government, measure have been put in place to help the country move in a positive direction. Subsequently, fundamental policy change is needed to improve poverty in Morocco .