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10 June 2012 HRH Waleed Walid bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud visits Tylos Exhibition ..

HRH Waleed Walid bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud visits Tylos Exhibition at the National Museuem, praising the Minister of Culture's efforts to protect the national identity

Following an invitation from the Ministry of Culture, His Royal Highness Prince Al-Walid bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud today visited Bahrain National Museum.
He was welcomed by Culture Minister Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa, who thanked him for accepting the invitation, hailing his keen interest in various cultural and media aspects in Bahrain.

She also updated him on the Tylos Exhibition, being held in the month of museums as part of Manama Capital of Arab Culture 2012. The (Journey beyond Life) exhibition is scheduled to be showcased at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Shaikha Mai had signed an agreement in this regard with Hermitage Museum Director-General Professor Michael Petrovsky, who admired the exhibition and decided to showcase it in the world-renowned Russian museum.

The minister also briefed HRH Prince Al-Walid on construction projects, revamping schemes as well as efforts to revive heritage and preserve archeological monuments through the invest-in-culture initiative.

HRH Prince Al-Walid praised the ministry’s efforts led by Shaikha Mai to protect archaeological sites, revive heritage and protect national identity. HRH also praised the strenuous efforts of H.E Shaikha Mai to celebrate Manama as the Culture Capital of the Arab world and the uniqueness of the planned events. It is worth mentioning the HRH attended the opening ceremony of the all-year long events in February 2012.

Participation in the 43rd Fine Arts Exhibition Bahrain Map