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A search engine about the conservation of cultural heritage
 
 

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  Background and Objectives
 
 
  • On the initiative of His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman, the President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the SCTA proposes to hold an international conference on architectural heritage in Islamic countries.
  • The conference, an exhibition, and accompanying events will be held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in Riyadh, KSA.
  • To assess the current state of urban and architectural heritage in Islamic countries, and identify a framework for future development of their economic, social and cultural opportunities.
  • To develop a cooperation strategy among Islamic States regarding the maintenance and function of architectural heritage buildings and villages.
  • To find appropriate solutions to the impediments affecting the financial support for architectural heritage preservation and urban development projects.
  • To exchange administrative and technical expertise among Islamic countries in the design, development and use of architectural heritage sites.
  • To create employment opportunities for craftsmen and artists in the renovation, restoration and decoration of heritage buildings.
  • To highlight the importance of cultural, economic, social and tourism factors of urban and architectural heritage, as a key sector of development in Islamic countries.
  • Generating mutual agreed policy and implementation mechanisms and designation of joint projects between cooperating countries in the areas of urban heritage in the Islamic world.