Madinah governor inaugurates exhibition of rare manuscripts

Madinah governor inaugurates exhibition of rare manuscripts

(RAHNUMA) Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman on Tuesday inaugurated the exhibition of rare manuscripts in the library of the Prophet’s Mosque.

The inauguration was attended by the president of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, and the secretary-general of the King Abdul Aziz Foundation for Research and Archives (Darah), Dr. Fahd Al-Samari.

Prince Faisal inspected the contents of the exhibition, which includes the most famous and rarest manuscripts and books in the library of the Prophet’s Mosque, in addition to many other historical artifacts.

The exhibition aims to bring to light the history of the codification of the Holy Qur’an, the educational wealth in the Prophet’s Mosque and its library, and the history of the Kingdom.

Prince Faisal attended the signing ceremony of two memoranda of understanding and cooperation (MoU) between the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Prophet’s Mosque and Darah.

The memoranda of understanding and cooperation, which were co-signed by Al-Sudais and Al-Samari, included cooperation in the fields of scientific research and documenting the history of the Prophet’s Mosque, and the historical stages of the achievements of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Prophet’s Mosque, in addition to other areas of cooperation.

Another MoU was signed between the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Prophet’s Mosque and the Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah Research and Studies Center. Prince Faisal also attended the signing ceremony of a scientific cooperation contract between Darah and Sheikh Jaafar Fakih Library.

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