Following his prolonged illness, the Moroccan writer and journalist Mohamed Adib Slaoui has passed away on Wednesday in Tangier, at the age of 81, according to information received from his family.
The deceased, who was born in Fez in 1939, was a graduate of Al-Quaraouiyine University and participated in multiple training courses in the media field in several countries.
Mohamed Adib Slaoui previously worked in various Moroccan newspapers such as ” Al Anbaa ” and ” Al Alam “, and was cultural attaché at the permanent Arabization office in Rabat. He also worked as coordinator and editorial advisor for the magazine “Allissane Alarabi”, before going to Saudi Arabia to manage the publication of the magazine “Royal Saudi Air Force” in Riyadh.
The late Mr. Alarabi wrote many books and studies on theatre, plastic arts, poetry, literature, politics and society. These include “Moroccan Plastic Arts: Between Heritage and Modernity” and “Moroccan Theatre: Beginning and Continuation”.
The deceased won several awards, including the Gold Medal for his research in Moroccan plastic arts, which he received in 1983 at the Cairo International Biennale of Fine Arts. He was also awarded the Shield of Culture in 2012 by the Arab Republic of Egypt for his achievements as a whole.
It should be noted that Mohammed Adib Slaoui was honored in Fez in 2010 and in Rabat in 2019 by the Moroccan Union of Dramatic Arts and Crafts.