Moulay Youssef Alaoui
Alaouite Sharif
Born1969 (age 51–52)
Rabat, Morocco
HouseAlaouite dynasty
FatherPrince Moulay Ali
MotherPrincess Lalla Fatima Zohra
ReligionIslam

Sharif Moulay Youssef Alaoui (Arabic: مولاي يوسف العلوي‎) (born c. 1969 in Rabat) is a cousin of Mohammed VI. He is reportedly a close friend of the King, who appointed him as an advisor to him. Youssef regularly appears beside the monarch in official visits, most recently in Tunisia in June 2014.[1]

Sharif Moulay Youssef Alaoui is also an important businessman in the country who is active in the hospitality, Tourism and real-estate sectors, sometimes in association with Prince Moulay Rachid. He owns the holding Blue Invest, that controlled the "Tahiti Beach Club" in Casablanca[2][3][4][5][6][7]

Family

He is the youngest son of Prince Moulay Ali and Princess Lalla Fatima Zohra and the brother of Sharif Moulay Abdallah Alaoui and Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui.[citation needed] He studied at the Collège royal in Rabat in the same class as Prince Moulay Rachid.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "الأمراء المرافقون للملك الذين لا يعرفهم المغاربة". Al-Ayyam. 27 March 2014. pp. 14–15.
  2. ^ Aissa Amourag (January 2007). "Le Prince My Youssef victime d'arnaque". Maroc Hebdo.
  3. ^ Aissa Amourag. "Tahiti Beach Club, Hicham Sedki contre-attaque". Maroc Hebdo. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
  4. ^ Fadoua Ghannam (29 December 2006). "Affaire du Tahiti Beach Club : les dessous d'un imbroglio". La Vie Eco. Retrieved 6 June 2014.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Le Tahiti Club à la recherche d'un gérant". L'Economiste. 7 March 2007. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
  6. ^ "Affaire Tahiti Club L'imbroglio des hommes de paille". L'Economiste. 31 January 2007. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
  7. ^ "Lalla Joumala. Une Alaouite chez les british". Telquel. 20 February 2014. Retrieved 6 June 2014.