King mohammed of Morocco flew into the ruined city of Agadir, june 30, to lay the first stone in the reconstruction programme.
King mohammed of Morocco flew into the ruined city of Agadir, june 30, to lay the first stone in the reconstruction programme. he was accompanied by his son the Crown Prince. During his drive through the city he watched the work still being done to clear the wreckage left by the earthquake which struck without warning, Feb 29, killing thousands and leaving most of the population homeless.
A great effort on the part of the citizens aided by funds from all over the world, has enabled the city authorities to reach the present stage where plans for the new city are ready. When he laid the foundation stones for a new hospital a new radio station and a new mosque King mohammed drove to inspect the site of a housing project for the survivors.
A cheque was presented to the King by the Dutch Ambassador. The money - which will go into the relief fund - was collected by Dutch schoolchildren.