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SIH, Tunisian National Heritage Institute to cooperate on cultural heritage preservation

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SHARJAH, 7th May, 2022 (WAM) — Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Musallam, Chairman of the Sharjah Institute for Heritage, and Dr. Hayat Katat Al Garmazi, Tunisian Culture Minister, recently met to discuss various aspects of bilateral cooperation in the field of protecting tangible, intangible heritage and heritage under water.

Al Musallam affirmed that the meeting was valuable and essential to protecting cultural heritage. He noted that the Tunisian side has rich experiences in this regard, as well as the SIH with the unlimited support of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.

The Chairman of SIH also pointed out that the Institute’s efforts are constantly increasing, especially after the Institute has become a centre building qualifications under the auspices of the UNESCO.

For her part, Dr. Al Garmazi highlighted the importance of joining forces with the SIH, which will reflect positively on the efforts to protect and preserve the heritage.

The Tunisian Culture Minister presented the strategic policy pursued by the Ministry to protect the cultural heritage in Tunisia, underscoring its keenness to strengthen relations with international organisations, including the SIH, to embody the principle of cooperation in various fields of heritage.

WAM/Khoder Nashar

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