CULTURE


ICESCO Director-General and Egyptian Minister of Culture inaugurate exhibition of Egypt’s Khedivial mosques

Baku, April 13, AZERTAC

Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) Salim M. AlMalik and Egyptian Minister of Culture Ines Abdel-Dayem have inaugurated the exhibition of Egypt’s Khedivial mosques, according to the organization’s official website.

The event was organized by the General Authority for National Library and Archives in cooperation with the Ministry’s Cultural Production Affairs Sector as part of the year-long celebration of Cairo as the Culture Capital in the Islamic World, which kicked off on April 10, 2022.

The exhibition, which took place in the Adam Hanin Hall in El-Hanager Arts Center at the Cairo Opera House, showcases photographs and paintings of major historical Egyptian mosques picturing the most prominent architectural features distinguishing Khedivial Cairo by monitoring the development in the construction of mosques, minarets and all related arts in different eras.

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