New gallery in Madinah showcases rare pictures of holy sites

People visit the newly opened gallery in Madinah to see rare pictures of holy sites on display. (AN photo)
Updated 07 December 2017
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New gallery in Madinah showcases rare pictures of holy sites

MADINAH: A new gallery showcasing rare photos of the holy sites in Makkah and Madinah was recently launched with the support from the King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives.
The gallery is located near the Prophet’s Mosque. People are visiting the venue in large numbers not only to refresh their knowledge but also to gain further insight into the history of these two cities.
For the first time ever, paintings from Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace Museum are showcased.
 


Saudi Arabia’s role in promoting peace highlighted

KAICIID Secretary-General Faisal bin Abdul Rahman bin Muammar. (SPA)
Updated 30 min 37 sec ago
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Saudi Arabia’s role in promoting peace highlighted

  • KAICIID Secretary-General Faisal bin Abdul Rahman bin Muammar, discussed the role of governments and social media in promoting religion and cultural harmony

JEDDAH: The King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) took part in the World Tolerance Summit held last week in Dubai and highlighted Saudi Arabia’s role in promoting tolerance, coexistence and diversity.
Speakers at the event discussed ways to support constructive dialogue among different cultures and religions. They emphasized the importance of respecting and upholding the basic principles of justice and human rights.
The speakers, which also included KAICIID Secretary-General Faisal bin Abdul Rahman bin Muammar, discussed the role of governments and social media in promoting religion and cultural harmony.