Meeting for Implementation of Convention for Safeguarding Cultural Heritage

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Khartoum, July 16 (SUNA) The Undersecretary of the Ministery of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities, Dr. Graham Abdul Gader held, Tuesday, an extensive meeting, which included the members of the Board of Directors of the National Capacity Building Project for the implementation of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage for the year 2003.

The meeting was attended by the Secretary General of the National Council for Cultural Heritage and the Promotion of National Languages Dr. Asa’ad Abdul Rahman, the Director of the UNESCO Office in Khartoum, Dr. Pavel Kruppkin, the Secretary-General of the National Commission for UNESCO Ja’far Osman and the expert on heritage, Dr. Ismail Al-Feheil.

The meeting has discussed the progress of implementation of the project, which have held several training courses and workshops in the center and the targeted states.

The meeting also discussed the increasing of the training courses in safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage in Darfur states at the end of July with the participation of relevant bodies and experts’ supervision and strategy until 2020.
Meanwhile, the Undersecretary of the ministry has praised the efforts exerted by the National Council for Cultural Heritage and the Promotion of the National Languages, pointing out to the strategic partnership between the UNESCO Office and the National Commission for UNESCO.
The Director of the UNESCO Office in Khartoum has affirmed the cooperation and coordination with the ministry, especially in the field of intangible cultural heritage.