Politics of Morocco take place in a framework of a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, whereby the Prime Minister of Morocco is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. On June 17, 2011, King Mohammed VI announced a series of reforms that would transform Morocco into a constitutional monarchy.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco was born on August 21, 1963, in Rabat, the capital of the African country of Morocco. His parents were King Hassan II of Morocco and Princess Lalla Latifa Amahzoune. King Mohammed has four siblings: Princess Lalla Meryem (born 1962), married Fuad Filali, had one daughter and one son.
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Morocco became a French Protectorate through the Treaty of Fez in 1912.
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.
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.
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.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco and his wife Princess Lalla Salma have divorced , sources close to the palace tell HELLO!’s sister publication HOLA! News of the royal divorce comes weeks after Mohammed, 54, was operated on in Paris after suffering heart problems.
The king has declared that he will have only one wife , and he and his bride were married in an unprecedented public wedding.
Morocco is a Northern African country , bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and the annexed Western Sahara. It is one of only three nations (along with Spain and France) to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines.
Morocco has long been considered the most Western-oriented society in the Arab world. For Morocco is not an Arab country at all, but a Berber one with a deceptive Arab veneer. Half the Moroccan population speaks Berber, a Hamitic language similar to ancient Libyan with an alphabet that bears no resemblance to Arabic .
In 1777, Morocco was the first country in the world to formally acknowledge the United States as an independent nation. It is also crucial to note that Morocco has been a loyal and indispensable American ally during these trying political times in the Maghreb, of which Morocco is an integral part.
The northern zone became part of independent Morocco on 7 April 1956 , shortly after France had ceded its protectorate (French Morocco). Spain finally ceded its southern zone through the Treaty of Angra de Cintra on 1 April 1958 , after the short Ifni War.