Rabat – The bicycle owner accomplished the 3385 kilometer journey in 52 days, beginning October 12 and arriving on December 3.
The 22-year-old adventurer started his journey in celebration of the anniversary of the Inexperienced March, beneath the signal “Morocco within the coronary heart of Africa.”
The Moroccan Embassy in Dakar organized a reception in honor of the younger Moroccan globetrotter’s arrival, with Moroccan expatriates in Dakar being invited.
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Moroccan ambassador to Dakar Taleb Berrada congratulated Meftahi for finishing the journey, describing it as a ‘stunning initiative’ to bolster Moroccan ties with Senegal.
Berrada famous that King Mohammed VI has by no means stopped encouraging younger individuals to undertake such initiatives that would carry Morocco nearer to different African nations.
“The hyperlinks between Morocco and Senegal are sturdy and deeply rooted in historical past, and these are the sorts of initiatives that carry individuals collectively in each nations,” stated Berrada.
For his half, Meftahi harassed that the journey was meant to have a good time the return of Morocco to its African institutional household, the African Union, and the anniversary of the Inexperienced March of the Day of the Independence.
He additionally counseled residents and native authorities for the hospitality and heat welcoming he acquired all through his journey. He added that his journey ought to function a message for younger individuals, reminding them of the significance of train.
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The journey from El Jadida to Dakar is the seventh of his biking journeys, after his tour of Morocco, along side the celebration of the King’s and Folks’s revolution anniversary, and Youth day.
Meftahi began his journey from El Jadida to Lagouira passing by Guelmim, and Assa Zag, crossing Oujda and Tangier, then headed again to El Jadida.
The Moroccan globetrotter plans to embark on a journey to Saudi Arabia subsequent yr, to carry out the pilgrimage.
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