Bamako — HM King Mohammed VI left, on Sunday, Bamako heading for Côte d'Ivoire, second leg of a tour that will the sovereign to Guinea Conakry and Gabon.
At the Bamako Senou airport, HM the King was seen off by Mali's president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
The sovereign was also seen off by Malian Prime Minister Oumar Tatam Ly and members of the Malian government, as well as by several senior civilian and military officials, religious leaders and members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Bamako.
The Sovereign was also seen off by the Ambassador of Morocco to Mali Hassan Naciri, members of the Moroccan diplomatic mission, representatives of Moroccan institutions located in Bamako and representatives of the Moroccan community in Mali, as well as representatives of Malian civil society.
HM the King is accompanied during this tour by a large delegation, including mainly advisors of the Sovereign, Taib Fassi Fihri and Fouad Ali El Himma.
The delegation also includes Minister of Foreign Affairs Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Islamic Affairs Ahmed Toufiq, Minister of Economy and Finance Mohamed Boussaid, Minister of Agriculture Aziz Akhannouch, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics Aziz Rebbah, Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and Digital Economy Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Health El Houceine El Ouardi, Minister of Energy Abdelkader Amara and Tourism Minister Lahcen Haddad, as well as Youssef Amrani, Chargé de Mission in the Royal Office.
HM the King is also accompanied by a delegation of businessmen representing the public and private sectors.