HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan inaugurates in Rabat the international exhibition and museum of Al-Seerah Al-Nabawiyya and Islamic civilization
Rabat, 17th November 202 2 - His Royal Highness Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan inaugurated the headquarters of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) in Rabat, the international Exhibition and Museum of Al-Seerah al-Nabawiyya (life of the Prophet) and Islamic civilization, placed under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI.
After cutting the symbolic ribbon, HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan went to the "Islamic Solidarity" hall, where the Director General of ICESCO, Mr. Salim Mohamed Al-Malik, delivered a welcoming speech in which he emphasized the importance of this international exhibition which has taken up residence in Rabat, the Cultural Capital of the Islamic World for 2022, a first outside Medina.
He also stressed that the organization of this event testifies to the strong age-old ties between the brotherly Kingdoms of Morocco and of Saudi Arabia, under the wise leadership of HM King Mohammed VI and His brother King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan then began a tour of the exhibition, accompanied by the Secretary of the Board of Trustees of International Exhibitions and Museums of the Al-Seerah al-Nabawiyya and Islamic Civilization, Nasser Al-Zahrani, heading first to the hall of "King Hassan II", may God rest his soul in peace, to visit the exhibition "Sila" (Link), organized by the Rabita Mohammadia of Ulemas, as a testimony of the attachment of Moroccans to the august person of the Prophet.
Then, HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan followed explanations on the various components of this exhibition, presented by the Secretary General of the Rabita Mohammadia of Ulemas, Ahmed Abbadi.
HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan then went to the hall of ICESCO headquarters where His Royal Highness reviewed the beauty of Arabic calligraphy and the work "Jewel of Islam".
Then, HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan went to the "King Abdullah" hall to visit the exhibition "The Prophet (PBUH) as if you saw him", where explanations were presented to His Royal Highness on the exhibits.
HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan observed miniatures of "Mecca" and "Medina" at the time of the Prophet, before going to the hall of ICESCO headquarters where the miniature of "the Kaaba" was exhibited.
Then, His Royal Highness observed a reproduction of the "Minbar al-Nabawi", identical to the original in its construction, before following, in a virtual reality room, a projection on interactive screens representing, for the first time, "Al Houjra al-Nabawiyya Asharifa" (the Prophet's room) with all its components and contents.
Thereafter, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan posed for a souvenir photo with the ICESCO executives before proceeding to the launching of the official website of the international Exhibition and Museum of Al-Seerah al-Nabawiyya and Islamic civilization,.
Upon his arrival, HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan was welcomed by Mr Salim Mohamed Al-Malik, Director General of ICESCO.
After reviewing a detachment of the Royal Guard that made the honors, HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan was greeted by the Minister of Habous and Islamic Affairs, Mr. Ahmed Toufiq, the Minister of National Education, Preschool and Sports, Mr. Chakib Benmoussa, the Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mr. Mohamed Mehdi Bensaid, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Morocco, Abdullah Bin Saad Al Ghurairi, the Wali of the region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra, Governor of the Prefecture of Rabat, Mohamed Yacoubi, the President of the Council of the Rabat-Salé-Kénitra region, Rachid El Abdi, the President of the Council of the city of Rabat, Asmae Rhlalou, the President of the Council of the Agdal-Ryad district, Abdelilah El Bouzidi, the Assistant Secretary General of the Islamic World League, Abdulrahman Al-Zaid, the Secretary General of the Rabita Mohammadia of Ulemas, Ahmed Abbadi, the President of the National Foundation of Museums, Mehdi Qotbi, and the Director of Mashrek, Gulf and Arab and Islamic Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Fouad Akhrif.