In sunny days, natural light pours into the Beaux-Arts facade of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and bounces off the white marble of ancient Greek statues. Young artists patiently sketch the immortal contours in the undying tradition of mimesis as millions of curious eyes wander past in the search of visions that, whether made in the last month or 5,000 years ago, may change them for a lifetime, fulfilling the great human need to exercise the aesthetic mind.
The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) proclaimed 2019 year of heritage in the Islamic world in application of the resolution of the Tenth Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers.
Secretary General of World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST) Ayatollah Mohsen Araki invited Ahmed el-Tayeb, Sheikh of al-Azhar, to the 31st International Islamic Unity Conference (IUC).
Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology will, for the first time, send an Iranian professor to assume responsibility at the Islamic Studies Department in Ankara, said Deputy Science Minister for International Affairs Hossein Salar-Amoli.