Saudis name El Medina the capital of Islamic culture of 2013
Ahram Online, Sunday 7 Oct 2012
Secretary General of Cultural committee in Saudi Arabia Sheikh Saleh Awad El-Moghamsy named the ancient city of El-Medina as the capital of Islamic Culture of 2013


In line with naming El-Medina El-Monawara (The Lit City) in Saudi Arabia, the capital of Islamic culture of 2013, Secretary General of the Cultural Committee of the kingdom Sheikh Saleh Awad El-Moghamsy announced that on 20 January 2013, the city will witness one big cultural event at Al-Qiba Mosque, honouring its great heritage and Islamic culture.

According to Ahram Arabic, Sheikh El-Moghamsy says that a scientific and technical committee will be formed to develop a complete conception of the event, and to organise cultural weeks and days of the Islamic countries in Medina in accordance with Islamic Sharia.

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