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Lala Latifa Hamú, mom of the King of Morocco Mohamed VI and widow of the late monarch Hassan II, died this Saturday, based on the spokesperson for the Moroccan Royal Palace in an announcement.

“The spokesperson for the Royal Palace announces with profound sadness and deep sorrow the death of Her Royal Highness Lala Latifa, may God rest her in his glory, this Saturday, June 29, 2024,” reads the assertion learn by the spokesperson. Abdelhak El Merinion Moroccan public tv.

A Moroccan official supply instructed Efe that Lala Latifa died in Rabat, though the mom of Mohamed VI lived in Paris because the loss of life of Hassan II in 1999. She had been affected by well being issues for years, a time through which the Moroccan monarch has commonly gone to see her within the French capital. After the announcement, Moroccan televisions and radios They suspended their programming to broadcast the Koranas is common in these circumstances in Muslim international locations

Latifa Hamú, of Berber origin and born in 1946, was recognized for her discretion and his life away from the general public highlight, however he has been a revered and beloved determine inside the Alawite kingdom. In reality, Lala Latifa by no means appeared in an official photograph throughout the reign of Hassan II and had the title of princessnot a queen. She was the second spouse of Hassan II (he had no offspring together with his first spouse) and had with the monarch Five sons: Lala Mariam, the present King Mohamed VI, Lala Asma, Lala Hasna and Prince Mulay Rachid.