Morocco appoints representative in International Fund for Protection of Endangered Cultural Heritage

RABAT– King Mohammed VI, King of Morocco, has appointed Mahdi Al Qutbi, Chairman of the Moroccan Museum Institute, as the Kingdom’s representative in the International Fund for the Protection of Endangered Cultural Heritage, which was created as an initiative by the UAE and France.

The appointment of Mahdi Al Qutbi by King Mohammed VI reflects the desire to protect cultural possessions threatened by armed conflict and terrorist acts.

The International Fund for the Protection of Endangered Cultural Heritage aims to collect US$100 million by early 2019, to fund the preservation and renovation of cultural works endangered by conflict.

Source: Emirates News Agency

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