Saudi Arabia’s cultural commission issues license to specialized museum in Riyadh

Two men visit the exhibition "Roads of Saudi Arabia" on July 12, 2010 at the Louvre Museum in Paris. (AFP)
Updated 06 March 2018
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Saudi Arabia’s cultural commission issues license to specialized museum in Riyadh

RIYADH: The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) has issued a license to Museum of History of Science and Technology in Islam at Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
It is the first specialized museum in the history of science and technology in Islam in the Kingdom established by the university in collaboration with the Institute of Arab and Islamic Sciences History at Frankfurt University and inaugurated by King Salman during his patronage of the Second World Conference on History of King Abdulaziz, organized by the University in 2015.
The museum contains ancient artifacts and historical masterpieces that exhibit the cultural dimensions of Saudi Arabia.


‘Masam’ project is Saudi Arabia’s new humanitarian gift

Updated 21 June 2018
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‘Masam’ project is Saudi Arabia’s new humanitarian gift

  • The Kingdom’s support for humanitarian causes around the world stems from its policy of cooperation between nations and peoples to promote world peace
  • Saudi Arabia has duly earned the title of “Kingdom of Humanity” as the world’s biggest supporter of all forms of relief work

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia is about to launch its new humanitarian project “Masam” on Monday, through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief).
This project has come out of the teachings of Islam, which calls for helping needy people, and for the preservation of human life, dignity and health. It promotes the humanitarian role of the Kingdom and its global mission in this field.
The Kingdom’s support for humanitarian causes around the world stems from its policy of cooperation between nations and peoples to promote world peace and preserve human achievements disregarding religion or race.
Saudi Arabia has duly earned the title of “Kingdom of Humanity” as the world’s biggest supporter of all forms of relief work, through its humanitarian initiatives, donations and assistance to countries distressed by wars or natural disasters.
On Tuesday, a delegation from KSRelief participated in the meetings of the humanitarian affairs section of the UN Economic and Social Council, which are held annually.