• Short Summary

    MOROCCO YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) CELEBRATED THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ACCESSION OF KING HASSAN II TO THE THRONE.

  • Description

    MOROCCO YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) CELEBRATED THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ACCESSION OF KING HASSAN II TO THE THRONE. IN A SPEECH MARKING THE OCCASION THE KING SAID THAT THE CAUSE OF ALL THE EVILS AND CALAMITIES IN THE ARAB WORLD WAS THE SCANT INTEREST SHOWN IN THE VALUES THAT MADE THE GRANDEUR OF THE ISLAMIC CIVILISATION.

    IN HIS SPEECH THE KING SAID THAT THE DETERMINING FACTOR IN THE DISINTEGRATION AND CRUMBLING OF THE MOSLEM-ARAB WORLD WAS THIS LACK OF INTEREST. THE ARAB WORLD, HE SAID, WAS WEAKENED BY DISSOLUTION AND TORN BY ITS OWN DISSENSION.

    THE KING SAID THAT THE HOUR HAD STRUCK FOR ARABS AND MOSLEMS TO MAKE A PROPER EXAMINATION OF THEIR CONSCIENCES IN ORDER TO RECOVER THEIR GRANDEUR AND RECOVER THEIR HERITAGE AND THE HOLY LAND.

    DURING YESTERDAY'S CEREMONY KING HASSAN II DECORATED A NUMBER OF CIVILIANS FOR THEIR WORK AND ALSO CEREMONIALLY PROMOTED TO GENERAL A COLONEL. THROUGHOUT THE KING WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS YOUNG SON.

    IN THE STREETS OF THE CAPITAL, PEOPLE CELEBRATED THE ANNIVERSARY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6NM6ILMFVULYVGVQN21RC3HM2
    Media URN:
    VLVA6NM6ILMFVULYVGVQN21RC3HM2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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