UAE cultural delegation visits museums, castles

MUSCAT: Salim bin Mohammed al Mahrouqi, Under secretary of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture for Heritage Affairs, received in his office on Thursday Rashad bin Mohamed Bukash, Chairman of Architectural Heritage Society in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and a number of the society’s members.
Al Mahrouqi welcomed the delegation, expressing his aspirations to develop relations of the joint cooperation in the field of architectural heritage preservation and to raise awareness in this field.
The Architectural Heritage Society presented an honorary membership to the Under secretary of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture for Heritage Affairs, as an expression of the emphasis on such cooperation.
During the visit, the delegation visited the Omani-French Museum in Muscat and the Natural History Museum, besides visiting a number of architectural, heritage and historic landmarks, such as Nizwa Castle and private museums. — ONA