Tunis — Tunisian president, Moncef Marzouki, hosted this Saturday at the Presidential palace of Carthage in Tunis, a dinner banquet in honor of HM King Mohammed who is paying this May 30 through June 1 an official visit in Tunisia.
The Sovereign, who is accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan and HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, was welcomed at the presidential palace by the Tunisian head of state.
On this occasion, HM the King awarded to the Tunisian president the "Wissam El Mohammadi" distinction.
On his part, President Marzouki extended to the Sovereign the special Grand Cordon of the Republic distinction.
The Tunisian president also awarded to HRH the Crown Prince the Grand Order of the Republic Order and to HRH Prince Moulay Rachid the Grand Order of the Republic Order.
HM the king was, then, greeted by representatives of the association of Moroccan students in Mounastir and by Moroccan business operators in Sousse.
The dinner took place in the presence of members of the delegation accompanying the Sovereign in the visit, the speaker of the Tunisian national constituent assembly, the Tunisian head of Government, the members of the Tunisian government and heads of diplomatic missions in Tunis, as well as civil and military dignitaries.