Muscat: His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, Minister of Heritage and Culture on Monday received Mahmoud Thabit Kombo, Minister of Information, Tourism and Antiques in Zanzibar, who is currently visiting the Sultanate on an invitation from the Ministry of Heritage and Culture.
The two sides discussed cooperation in the field of heritage particularly the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by the two sides.
They also discussed the project of restoring the House of Wonders (Beit Al Ajaib) after obtaining the necessary approvals from UNESCO as part of the Stone Town that is registered in the World Heritage List. The two sides also reviewed aspects related to the MoU that was signed yesterday with the National Records and Archives Authority (NRAA).
The meeting was attended by Salim bin Mohammed Al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture for Heritage Affairs and Sayyid Faisal bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, Advisor to the Minister of Heritage and Culture.