Muhammad VI

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Mu•ham•mad VI

(mʊˈhæm əd, -ˈhɑ məd)

born 1963, king of Morocco since 1999.
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Muscat: Pope Francis I and King Muhammad VI of Morocco issued a joint appeal for the preservation of Jerusalem "as a symbol of peaceful coexistence".
20 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations and good wishes to King Muhammad VI on the Moroccan King-and-People's Revolution anniversary, wishing the Moroccan people further progress and prosperity under their king's wise leadership.
King Muhammad VI of Morocco was reportedly hosting the conference in order to examine more deeply the rights of religious minorities in Muslims, in theory and in practice.
The accords were signed at a meeting King Muhammad VI had with Shaikh Muhammad.
Kerry also visited Morocco, where MB's affiliate trying to control the country was contained by King Muhammad VI. The king is trying to mend ties with France, Morocco's main trading partner, which has accused Rabat of torturing prisoners.
"The vision of his majesty (King Muhammad VI) when he created the festival in 2001 was to help Moroccan cinema," says Laraichi.
Muhammad VI, who in 1999 took over the Arab world's longest-serving dynasty, offered the reforms after the youth-based February 20 Movement organized weeks of proreform protests that brought thousands to the streets.
In this regard, he noted that "Morocco is a constitutional monarchy that has committed itself to a process of reform ever since the current King, Muhammad VI, assumed the throne in 1999." He added that "Over the past two months, the King has also accelerated the process of domestic reform, calling for a new constitution that would strengthen the judiciary, individual liberties, and human rights, as well as strengthen the power of parliament vis a vis the executive branch of government."
Monarchies, on the other hand, have the additional option of a transition to constitutional monarchies in which they fade away in terms of the exercise of power while maintaining considerable prestige, popularity, and relevance.2 In the turmoil of the times, the King of Morocco, Muhammad VI, and King Hamad of Bahrain have both responded to protests by promising a transition to constitutional monarchy.3 Muhammad VI has done this by announcing plans for comprehensive constitutional changes to implement the transition.
The event, organized by the Arab League General Secretariat in association with Morocco's Social Development and Family Ministry and with special sponsorship by King Muhammad VI is of great importance and attended by a large number of government and non-governmental regional and international organizations working on child issues, he said.
The Israel decision was taken afterMorocco's King Muhammad VI had refused to meet with him during his planned visit.
01, 2010, SPA -- Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, received here today a telephone call from King Muhammad VI of Morocco, During the converstation, The Moroccan Monarch...