Rabat, The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), held an extraordinary two-day meeting in Rabat today to discuss ways to build a new system to strengthen capabilities to preserve the cultural and civilizational Islamic legacy and rehabilitate it to contribute in a stronger way to the economic and social development of the Islamic countries.

In his opening speech, Director of Culture at ISESCO Dr. Najib Al-Ghiati warned that the list of world heritage in danger contains 37 sites inside the Islamic world out of 54, a rate of 75% of the vulnerable sites.

For his part, Chairman of the Committee on Heritage in the Islamic World Dr. Walid Al-Seif, thanked ISESCO and the General Secretariat for its keenness to hold this extraordinary meeting.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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