Al Quaraouiyine University (Morcco) His Majesty’s Visit to Old Schools
Within the framework of the rehabilitation of the old schools surrounding the Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque, His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may Allah protect him, presided over a ceremony during which the Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Mr. Ahmed Al-Tawfiq, gave a focused presentation on the importance of preserving the religious identity that would preserve the constants and foundations, and link the past with the present to foresee the future. The cistern and then the Mesbahiya School, which the Presidency of the University of Al-Qarawiyyin seeks from His Majesty His Majesty His Majesty’s High Approval to become the headquarters of the administration of the Mosque of the Villagers and to equip the five rooms in it to receive the guests of the Mosque from outside the homeland. Subsequently, the Director of the Agency for Development and Rehabilitation of the City of Fez, Mr. Fouad Serghini, gave a presentation on the restoration of the old schools reinforced by photographs. His Majesty, accompanied by Ms. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, Mr. Abdelaziz Othman Al-Tuwaijri, the Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, the Minister of Culture and Communication, the Minister Delegate of the Interior, the Governor of the Fes-Meknes Region, the President of the Regional Council, the President of the City Council, the President of the University of Al-Qarawiyyin and the invited personalities, then went to the Mesbahiya School, the Temporary House, and the Saffarin School, where he found in his reception the professors and students of the ancient final education who welcomed His Majesty, and then joined the Mesbahiya School, Dar Al-Temporary, and the Saffarin School, where he found in his reception the professors and students of the ancient final education who welcomed His Majesty, and then joined May Allah protect him in the classroom where he himself stood on the course of a lesson in logic, and the students inquired as usual about their academic conditions and the conditions of their residence in the old schools, and then took a commemorative photo of His Majesty. Subsequently, His Majesty visited the rooms dedicated to housing Moroccan and African students. He then paid a reconnaissance visit to the Mohammedia School, after which the delegation, in an atmosphere of wonderful popular enthusiasm characterized by the chants of citizens expressing their attachment to the person of His Majesty, went to the Cistern School dedicated to the course of training in calligraphy, and God protect him, he confirmed the distinguished pedagogical conditions that were available to the students of this path. His Majesty expressed his interest in all the features and characteristics of Arabic calligraphy and Moroccan ornamentation, after which His Majesty took a picture with the students and professors of this course, and then visited the Applied Classroom and reviewed its contents and the equipment placed by the Presidency of the University at the disposal of students and professors to ensure a better training in this field.
His Majesty has instructed the Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and the President of Al-Qarawiyin University to continue to pay attention to all the educational framing needed for training at this future university while providing the necessary capacity to receive new students.
In the same atmosphere of popular enthusiasm, university officials bid farewell to His Majesty the King, calling on him to provide him with health, well-being and longevity as he achieves for his dear people the well-being, progress, prosperity, security and safety they aspire to.