MUSCAT: A seminar on ‘Sohar Vessel’ journey to Canton Port in China under the theme, ‘Indications and Forecast’ will kick off on Monday. It will be presided over by HH Sayyid Haitham bin Tareq al Said, Minister of Heritage and Culture. Organised by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture, the two-day seminar will be held at the lecture hall at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. The opening ceremony will include the minister’s speech and another speech by the Chinese team. The organisers will also present a documentary on ‘Unesco Silk Road Online’ platform. The event commemorates the journey from Sur to Canton City in China between 1980 and 1981. An exhibition will be held that will showcase images about the ‘Sohar Vessel’ journey, a documentary on the vessel’s journey and sailors as well as articles published by Omani and Chinese media means about the journey.
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