CULTURE

Director-General announces new initiatives in culture and education during first visit to Iraq



Title Director-General announces new initiatives in culture and education during first visit to Iraq
Lead The Director-General announced the signing of a third MOU aimed at restoring the Al-Malawyah Minaret and the Great Mosque of Samara, which in 2007 was placed on the List of World Heritage in Danger and visited the National Museum of Baghdad, which will soon reopen to the public. UNESCO provided important support to the rehabilitation of the Museum, which was looted and severely damaged in 2003. More
Source Press Release No. 2009- 41
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Publication Date 2009-05-12 1:00 pm
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