Cairo: Bourita inaugurates an exhibition on the results of the action of the Bayt Mal Al-Quds Agency


The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, Nasser Bourita, inaugurated, Wednesday at the headquarters of the Arab League in Cairo, an exhibition retracing 25 years of action of the Bayt Mal Al Agency -Quds Acharif at the service of the Holy City and its inhabitants. The opening ceremony of the exhibition took place in the presence of the Secretary General of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Riyad Al-Maliki and a number of diplomats.

The organization of this event is part of the vocation of the Agency which works, in accordance with the guidelines of King Mohammed VI, President of the Al-Quds Committee, to support vital social sectors in the holy city and to support the inhabitants and the maqdessis institutions, especially since the Palestinian cause is among the priority subjects which will be discussed by the Arab foreign ministers during this session chaired by Morocco. The components of this exhibition illustrate the approach of King Mohammed VI, President of the Al-Quds Committee, marked by pragmatism and combining the political component, through the considerable efforts of Moroccan diplomacy to support the Palestinian position on all fronts, and the social one, through the fundamental role played by the Bayt Mal Al-Quds Acharif Agency in supporting the Holy City and its inhabitants, under the direct supervision of the King.

The exhibition includes a part dedicated to key dates in the history of the Al-Quds Committee, another on the results of 25 years of action by the Bayt Mal Al-Quds Acharif Agency, supplemented with photos and data on the projects carried out (200 large projects and dozens of small and medium projects for a total cost of $64 million).

The third part of the exhibition brings together the Agency’s publications interested in Al-Quds, its religious and civilizational value and the historical attachment of Moroccans to this holy city, while another part is devoted to the exhibition of products from partner associations and maqdessie institutions.

This last part, which highlights Palestinian arts and culture, shows a variety of artisanal products from Al-Quds, including traditional outfits, textile products, jewelry, wooden and ceramic works, articles of decoration and other creations of Palestinian master craftsmen.

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