FLORENCE, Italy, October 23, 2018
FLORENCE, Italy, October 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
The Muslim World League (MWL), one of the world's largest Muslim NGO's, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most visited art museums in the world.
The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy is one of the oldest and most famous art institutions in Europe and the second largest and most important museum in the world after the Louvre. The Gallery is visited by millions from around the world.
The Secretary General of the Muslim World League, Sheikh Dr. Muhammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, signed the agreement on behalf of the Muslim World League, while the Uffizi Gallery was represented by its Director Dr. Eike Schmidt.
The agreement aims to support educational and cultural initiatives to do with Islamic civilization, support initiatives aimed at developing education and promote and deliver training that promotes intercultural dialogue.
The agreement also aims to raise awareness of Arab and Islamic culture in order to deepen the bonds of friendship and mutual understanding among communities from differing regions.
Through this agreement, both parties seek to organize seminars and training courses and stress the importance of museums in promoting cultural exchange and educational activities.
Dr. Schmidt emphasized the Uffizi Gallery's deep awareness of the importance of the cultural exchange project with the Muslim World League, stressing the Gallery's keenness to organize joint initiatives with the Muslim World League to achieve the objectives of both parties.
The Uffizi Gallery was founded in 1560 and contains a myriad of world-famous works.
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The Muslim World League is one of the world's largest Muslim NGO's active in over 60 countries.
Under the leadership of His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Muhammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, the Muslim World League has renewed its worldwide mission to promote interfaith dialogue, peace-building, and cultural diplomacy.