QM: Inclusion of three additional Qatari heritage sites in the ISESCO heritage List

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Qatar Museums (QM) announced Saturday the inclusion of three additional Qatari heritage sites in the ISESCO Heritage List. This inscription came during the ninth meeting of the Islamic World Heritage Committee (IWHC) in the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), convened virtually on the 29th of last June.

The IWHC decided to inscribe 97 new historical sites and cultural elements on the ISESCO Islamic World Heritage List, including three Qatari archaeological sites: Al Rakyat Fort, Barzan Towers and Al Khulaifi Heritage House.

On this occasion, HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums, said: “We are pleased to see more Qatari heritage sites on the ISESCO Heritage List. This new achievement contributes to the promotion of Qatar’s rich cultural heritage across the world, and enhances cultural tourism in the country. We thank everyone who contributed to this achievement.”

 

Source: Government of Qatar