Red Sea Development Company signs agreements to develop Saudi museums and heritage

The signing ceremony was held Monday in the capital, Riyadh, under the patronage of Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, Minister of Culture and Chairman of the Heritage Commission and the Museums Commission.

The cooperation protocol between the Heritage Commission and the Red Sea Development Company focused on five axes, the first of which includes the protection and preservation of archaeological and heritage sites and the inscription of those proposed on the World Heritage List of the UNESCO.

The second axis concerns research, investigation and archaeological excavation, the third concerns urban heritage, the fourth deals with the reconstruction of historic mosques, and the fifth defines the cooperation of the two parties in the sector of crafts and craftsmanship.

The memorandum of understanding between the Museums Commission and the Red Sea Development Company provided for two areas of joint cooperation. The first focuses on building the first maritime museum and an underwater archeology center in the Kingdom, and the second deals with identifying potential opportunities in the development of museums and galleries.

The two agreements are part of the efforts of the two commissions to establish partnerships with organizations in the public, private and non-profit sectors, with the aim of developing, supporting and empowering the heritage and museum sectors of the Kingdom. within the framework of projects managed by the Ministry of Culture and its bodies.

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