18.06.2011 16.Siwan, 5771 Schlach Lechah
King Mohammed VI's speech marks the culmination of a three-month review of the constitution in response to February's protests calling for reform; new constitution elevates prime minister to 'head of government' and king to highest religious authority.
Moroccan King Mohammed VI laid out a series of constitutional reforms in a speech Friday night that he said will turn the North African country into a constitutional monarchy.
But the king remained the supreme commander of the army and a new article formalized him as the highest religious authority in the country. The speech marked the culmination of a three-month review of the constitution at the order of the king as protests calling for reform swept the North African monarchy in February….