Paris, April 22, 2009 -- His Royal Highness Crown Prince Moulay Rachid arrived in Paris Monday (April 20, 2009) morning for a state visit to France.

Crown Prince Moulay Rachid was officially welcomed at a ceremony at the airport in Paris.

In addition to meeting with the President of France Nicolas Sarkozy, Crown Prince Moulay Rachid was scheduled to attend ceremony for French author Maurice Druon.

Later in the afternoon Crown Prince Moulay Rachid is expected to hold a trade meeting with French business leaders.