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Princess Lalla Hasna of Morocco
(born November 19, 1967) is the youngest daughter of the late King Hassan II
King Hassan II l-ḥasan aṯ-ṯānī, dial. el-ḥasan ettâni); July 9, 1929 – July 23, 1999) was King of Morocco from 1961 until his death in 1999...
and his wife, Lalla Latifa Hammou
Lalla Latifa Hammou is the widow of king Hassan II and the mother of Princess Lalla Meryem, King Mohammed VI, Princess Lalla Asma, Princess Lalla Hasna and Prince Moulay Rachid.. , Evening Times Although she never held the title of "Queen," she is referred to using terms such as "mother of the...
. She is sister to the current king, Mohammed VI
Mohammed VI is the present King of Morocco and Amir al-Mu'minin . He ascended to the throne on 23 July 1999 upon the death of his father.-Education:...
and Prince Moulay Rachid.
Since her childhood, Princess Hasna has been interested in social and cultural activities, with special emphasis to environmental issues in Morocco. In 1999 she launched the national campaign for the protection of the environment and gave the prize for the most beautiful and cleanest beach in Morocco.
To shore up her work, the Mohammed VI Foundation for the protection of the environment was created in 2001 and chaired by Princess Hasna. She presides over the governing board of the foundation and regularly pays on the terrain visits to sensitize the population about environmental issues.
In 2002, Princess Hasna set up the prize of young reporters for the environment and in 2003 a prize for photography annually awarded on the international environment day.
Princess Hasna and Dr. Khalid Benharbit, a cardiologist, married in Rabat
Rabat , is the capital and third largest city of the Kingdom of Morocco with a population of approximately 650,000...
in 1991 and they have two daughters:
- Lalla Oumaïma Benharbit, born 22 December 1995)
- Lalla Oulaya Benharbit, born 20 October 1997)