The Head of Government, Aziz Akhannouch, represented Sunday His Majesty King Mohammed VI at the inauguration ceremony of the Brazilian president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. After attending the solemn investiture ceremony of the new Brazilian head of state and his vice-president, Geraldo Jose Rodrigues de Alckmin Filho, held at the Congress headquarters, Akhannouch was received at the Palacio Planalto, seat of the executive power, by Lula Da Silva and his vice president. Lula Da Silva won the presidential election on October 30, winning 50.9 per cent of the vote in the second round, 1.8 percentage points ahead of the then incumbent president, Jair Bolsonaro (49.1 per cent). His Majesty King Mohammed VI had sent a congratulatory message to Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, on the occasion of his election, expressing “His consideration for the relations of solid friendship and fruitful cooperation in all fields uniting the Kingdom of Morocco and the Federal Republic of Brazil, and assuring of His willingness to work together with Mr. Lula da Silva to enshrine the multidimensional strategic partnership between the two countries”. Lula Da Silva had already been president of the Republic of Brazil between 2003 and 2010.
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