Princess Lalla Malika of Morocco
Princess Lalla Malika (14 March 1933 – 28 September 2021) was a sister of the late King Hassan II of Morocco, and daughter of King Mohammed V of Morocco and his second wife, Lalla Abla bint Tahar. She was the chairwoman of the Moroccan Red Crescent from 1967 until her death.
|Princess Lalla Malika|
|Born||14 March 1933|
|Died||28 September 2021 (aged 88)|
|Spouse||Mohamed Cherkaoui |
|Issue||Moulay Sulaiman Cherkaoui|
Moulay Omar Cherkaoui
Moulay Mehdi Cherkaoui
Lalla Rabia Cherkaoui
|Mother||Lalla Abla bint Tahar|
At the Dar al-Makhzen in Rabat, on 16 August 1961, she was married (in a triple ceremony with her sisters, Aisha, Fatima and their husbands) to Mohamed Cherkaoui(1921–2002), Ambassador to France 1961–1964, President of the Permanent Consultative Committee of the Maghreb 1964, Minister for Finance and the National Economy 1964-1965, for Development 1965–1966, Foreign Affairs 1966–1967, and National Defence 1967, President of the Afro-Asian Economic Co-operation.
They had the following children:
- Moulay Sulaiman Cherkaoui.
- Moulay Omar Cherkaoui.
- Moulay Mehdi Cherkaoui.
- Lalla Rabia Cherkaoui.
- Morocco: HM the King Inaugurates in Tetouan HRH Princess Lalla Malika Center allAfrica.com, 26 August 2011
- HRH Princess Lalla Malika chairs official celebration commemorating World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day Maroc.ma, 10 May 2014
- "Princess Lalla Malika, aunt of the Moroccan King Mohammed VI, has died". Maghreb Voices (in Arabic). 28 September 2021.