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03 April 2012 H.E Minister of Culture receives Danish Ambassador

Shaikha Mai also received at Bahrain National Museum Riyadh-based Danish Ambassador to Bahrain Christian Konigsfeldt and discussed cultural cooperation, including archaeological excavation.


  Culture Minister Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa received in her office today Danish Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Christian Konigsfeldt.

They discussed bilateral cooperation in archaeological excavations which date back to the fifties of last century when the first Danish excavation mission was sent to Bahrain Fort. Two of Bahrain museums have been designed by Danish architects, including Bahrain Fort museum which was designed by Claus Wohlert who will take charge of two other key projects under the sponsorship of the private sector, Shaikha Mai said.

The Danish ambassador praised the remarkable efforts exerted by Bahrain in protecting the national heritage and registering it on the International Human Heritage List. He also lauded Shaikha Mai's outstanding role in protecting the national identity.

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