Rabat, 14 May 2022 - The General Staff of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) organized, Saturday in Rabat, a ceremony marking the 66th anniversary of the creation of FAR.
This ceremony, chaired by Lieutenant General Belkhir El Farouk, Inspector General of FAR and Commander of the Southern Zone, was an opportunity to read out the Order of the Day addressed by His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Supreme Commander and Chief of General Staff of FAR, to officers, non-commissioned officers and privates.
In this order of the day, the Sovereign said that «And here we are today, and like every year, we commemorate this anniversary so dear to our national memory, a symbol of the values of cohesion, sacrifice and self-denial, from which Our Royal Armed Forces and the entire Moroccan People derive, today, the foundations of their resilience and their determination to face all the desperate attempts to undermine Our territorial integrity and Our solid national constant values».
«The positive results of your valuable achievements during the past year make Us proud of your availability, your discipline and your spirit of dedication to the service of the Homeland,» the Sovereign said.
«On this occasion, We would like to salute Our soldiers deployed in Our Southern and Eastern provinces, or those in charge of guarding our land, air and sea borders, with vigilance and firmness, proud of what you do to preserve the unity of the Homeland and the security of citizens,» HM the kin added.
The ceremony was also marked by the organization of a military parade featuring various units and detachments of the Headquarters under the Staff of the Royal Armed Forces.
On this occasion, several officers and non-commissioned officers were decorated with Wissams which were awarded to them by the Sovereign.
The 66th anniversary of the creation of the Royal Armed Forces is an occasion to remember the great sacrifices that FAR made since their creation on May 14, 1956, as well as their dedication to defend the security and stability of the homeland and its territorial integrity and to protect the life, health and property of citizens, under the enlightened leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Supreme Commander and Chief of the General Staff of FAR.