Muscat, SANA- Culture Minister Dr. Lubana Mshaweh and the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Omani National Museum, Dr. Mona bint Fahd Al Said, inaugurated the “Syria, the Cradle of Civilizations” exhibition in the capital of the Sultanate of Oman, Muscat.in an official and popular presence.
Minister Mshaweh noted the depth of civilized and cultural relations between the two brotherly countries and the great joint efforts exerted by the two sides to renovate and document Syrian artifacts.
The two sides held joint talks in the presence of the Secretary-General of the Omani National Museum Jamal bin Hassan Al-Moussawi, the Syrian Ambassador in Amman Idris Maya and the Director-General of Antiquities and Museums Nazir Awad.
The two sides reviewed the reality of the renovation work in Beit Ajqbash in Aleppo and the Maarat al-Numan Museum in Idlib, the executive plan for the next phase and its requirements, and the importance of Syria’s giving the manuscript of Ibn Majid to the Sultanate of Oman.
The Syrian side handed over the technical report for the preservation and preservation of the destroyed statues and hailed the role of the Omani National Museum in helping to retrieve an artifact in the museum’s custody.
It is noteworthy that 175 syrian antiquities were restored and displayed in the National Museum of Oman.
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