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ICESCO Stresses Keenness to Preserve Jerusalem's Heritage, Identity

ICESCO Stresses Keenness to Preserve Jerusalem's Heritage, Identity

Wednesday, 22 June, 2022 - 07:30
The OIC chief visits the Rabat exhibition. (SPA)

Director General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), Dr. Salem Al-Malik stressed on Tuesday that the organization constantly seeks to preserve the heritage of Jerusalem, rejecting all attempts to Judaize the city.


“ISESCO is committed to supporting every activity and project that serves Jerusalem, the Dome of the Rock and its people, and that preserves its identity,” Al-Malik said.


He was speaking at a ceremony paying tribute to the people of Jerusalem, held by Bayt Mal Al-Quds Acharif Agency, as part of events and activities organized by Rabat in its capacity as the 2022 Culture Capital in the Islamic World.


The event was attended by Palestinian Ambassador to Morocco Jamal Al-Shobaki and a delegation from the National Popular Congress of Al-Quds


Throughout the centuries, Jerusalem has been a city of tolerance and diversity and of embracing different religions, Al-Malik said.


During the event, the Bayt Mal Al-Quds Agency inaugurated an exhibition of images of Jerusalem.


Established in 1975 at an initiative by late King Hassan II, the Bayt Mal Al Quds Agency is a non-profit dedicated to humanitarian work in the Palestinian Territories.


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