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MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 10/04/2014
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(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) H H Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq al Said, Minister of Heritage and Culture, on Wednesday unveiled the logo of 'Nizwa: The Capital of Islamic Culture 2015', in the presence of H E Sheikh Hamad bin Hilal al Maamary, Undersecretary for Cultural Affairs in the Ministry of Heritage and Culture (MoHC). 


H E Maamary said that the ministry hopes that the cultural centre in Nizwa which is under construction will go a long way in highlighting historic and important landmarks in the wilayat in Dakhliyah.


He added that concerned committees responsible for organising 'Nizwa: The Capital of Islamic Culture 2015' activities have prepared a plan to host events, exhibitions and lectures.


He said that the logo symbolises two prominent historical and architectural monuments in Nizwa - the dome of the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and the Nizwa Castle.


These two monuments were chosen as a mark of honour.



 






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