1999 H.M. Muhammad VI, King of Morocco, and Amir al-Mu'minin, GCVO (27.10.1980). b. at the Dar al-Makhzin, Rabat, 21st August 1963, elder son of H.M. Hassan II, King of Morocco, and Amir al-Mu'minin, by his second wife, Lalla Latifa, educ. Imperial Coll. and Univ. of Rabat, Rabat and Univ. of Nice Sophia Antipolis. Appointed as Heir Apparent and Crown Prince, 21st August 1963. Presdt. Pan Arab Games 1985, and High Cncl. of Culture 1994, Cmsnd. Colonel-Major RMA 26/11/1985, Co-ordinator of the Offices and Services of the Royal Armed Forces 1985-1994, prom. Lieut-Gen. 12/7/1994, C-in-C RMA 1994-1999. Succeeded on the death of his father, 23rd July 1999. Enthroned at Rabat, 30th July 1999. Rcvd: the Collars of the Orders of Hussein ibn 'Ali of the Jordan (x.3.2000), Mubarak the Great of Kuwait (22.10.2002), and the Chrysanthemum of Japan (28.11.2005, GC 7.3.1987), Grand Collar of the Orders of the Seventh of November of Tunisia (x.5.2000), al-Khalifa of Bahrain (28.7.2001), the Southern Cross of Brazil (26.11.2004), Bernardo O'Higgins of Chile (3.12.2004), the Liberator San Martin of Argentina (7.12.2004), and Aztec Eagle of Mexico (11.2.2005), GC of the Orders of the Republic of Tunisia (x.8.1987), Legion of Honour of France (19.3.2000), Merit of the Republic of Italy with collar (11.4.2000, GC 18.3.1997), National Merit of Mauritania (x.4.2000), National Order of Mali with collar (14.6.2000), Isabella the Catholic of Spain with collar (16.9.2000), Oumayid of Syria (9.4.2001), Merit of the Lebanon special class (13.6.2001), Independence of Qatar (25.10.2002), Nile of Egypt (28.10.2002), Valour of the Cameroon (17.6.2004), Equatorial Star of Gabon (21.6.2004, GO 7.7.1977), National Order of the Niger (24.6.2004), Leopold of Belgium (5.10.2004), of the Medal of Honour of the Congress of Peru (1.12.2004), Bikinabe of Bukina Faso (1.3.2005), Republic of the Gambia (20.2.2006), Merit of the Congo (22.2.2006), National Heroes of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (28.2.2006), and Abu Bakar Siddiq of the Red Crescent Soc. (29.6.2001), the Order of Pakistan 1st class (Nishan-i-Pakistan) (19.7.2003), etc. Dr. honoris causa (George Washington Univ. 2000). m. at the Dar al-Makhzin, Rabat, 12th October 2001 (nikah), and 21st March 2002 (zifaf),H.R.H. Princess Lalla Salama (b. at Fez, 1978), née Salama Bennani, educ. Lycée Hassan II, Lycée Moulay Youssef, and l'École Nationale Supériure d'Informatique et d'Analyse de Systèmes, Rabat, employed with Omnium Nord Africain 1999-2002, granted the personal title of Princess with the style of HerRoyalHighness on her marriage, rcvd: GC of the Orders of Leopold II of Belgium (5.10.2004), and Isabella the Catholic of Spain (17.1.2005), daughter of al-Haj Abdel Hamid Bennani, a teacher from Fez, by his wife, Naima, née Bensouda. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
1) H.R.H. Crown Prince Mulay Al-Hasan. b. at the Dar al-Makhzin, Rabat, 8th May 2003.
1) H.R.H. Princess Lalla Khadija. b. at the Dar al-Makhzin, Rabat, 28th February 2007.