Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Flashback: trade visit to Morocco

In November 2009 crown prince Philippe & crown princess Mathilde presided a 5-day Belgian trade visit to Morocco. They headed a delegation of 350 people and visited 5 cities.

video: http://www.myrtl.be/rtltvi/replay/05-12-2009-mission-au-maroc

At the souk of Marrakech


Opening an exhibition at the Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts of Casablanca.








In the capital Rabat, they paid their respects at the Mausoleum of King Mohammed V.



Queen Mathilde and Lalla Salma had a private meeting.





At the port of Tanger.



In Agadir they visited a mother and child aid center.


Dinner with Moulay Rachid.



Interview at the end of the visit, which also included Philippe & Mathilde's 10th wedding anniversary: http://www.rtl.be/info/video/96407.aspx?CategoryID=0

They discuss the past 10 years as time that went by very quickly but that also included many big moments, such as the birth of their 4 children: "exceptional moments" and the passing of Mathilde's father: "a very hard time for me and our children, for the entire family".

Interview about Morocco and the visit: http://www.rtl.be/info/video/94895.aspx?CategoryID=0

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