Death of Abbès Jirari

The funeral of the former King's Advisor, Abbes Jirari, took place on Sunday in Rabat. He has held several academic and scientific positions. He was notably a member of the Academy of the Kingdom, professor at the Faculties of Letters in Fez, Meknes and Rabat, professor at the Royal College, and Dean of the Faculty of Letters at the Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech. He had also held the positions Chargé de Mission in the Royal Cabinet, Secretary of Foreign Affairs at the Moroccan Embassy in Cairo in 1962, President of the Ulema Council of Rabat-Salé (1994) and Khatib of the Lalla Soukaina mosque in Rabat in 1989.