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Monday, 23 October 2017
 

Japan to Host First Sudanese Civilization Exhibition

Khartoum - The capital of Japan, Tokyo, will host in the coming period the first conference on the Sudanese civilization with the aim to inform the Japanese people on the antiquities and heritage of the Sudanese civilization.
Around 150 pieces of antiquities dating to the pre-history era in Sudan will be exposed at the exhibition.
The State Minister at the Ministry of Annuities and Tourism, Adel Hamid Daglu, said when he received on Tuesday a Japanese delegation, led by the expert in the Sudanese civilization, Nawya Hasigawa, that the exhibition will be organized as part of the cultural agreement between Sudan and Japan.
The minister has thanked the Japanese delegation for its concern with the culture and heritage of Sudan and its keenness to inform the people of Japan about the Sudanese antiquities and folklore.
He said that 80% of the antiquates that will be exposed at the exhibition for the first time are taken from the stores of the General Antiquities and Museums Corporation, in addition to other antiquities that will be taken from Sudan National Museum.
Dalgu indicated that the exhibition is expected to attract a big number of Japanese tourists to visit Sudan to know more about the Sudanese civilization, heritage and culture.
Meanwhile, head of the Japanese delegation said that organization of the exhibition will mark the start of cooperation between Japan and Sudan in the fields of training and discovery of antiquities, hoping that holding of the Sudanese Civilization Exhibition in Japan will contribute to strengthening the relations between the two nations.