Rabat, June 11 -- The city of Alexandria, Virginia, held its official "Morocco Day" at the Market Square on Saturday, June 9.

"This is monumental because Alexandria, one of America's oldest cities, is home to 10,000 Moroccans; it is a great place for entrepreneurship and tourism," said Justin Wilson, Mayor of Alexandria, Virginia.

Several delegations from the Moroccan embassy and consulate in Washington attended the event.

"Morocco Day" was sponsored by the Moroccan American Network in partnership with Zagora Regional Council. The event featured various entertainments including live music, fashion shows, and handicrafts.

The event highlighted Zagora, a city located in southeastern Morocco's Draa-Tafilalet region, as a cultural, enviro...