Construction work for Madinah Peace Museum inaugurated

Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, president of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, said the museum was a message of peace and security. (SPA)
Updated 18 May 2019

Construction work for Madinah Peace Museum inaugurated

  • The museum is expected to be built within 12 months and aims to enrich the cultural experience of visitors to Madinah by introducing them to the city
  • It will have 10 halls, including one with an explanation about why the Prophet migrated to Madinah and the most important events that he faced on his arrival to the city

JEDDAH: Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman on Saturday inaugurated the construction work of a peace museum in the holy city.
The museum, which has a total area of 17,400 square meters and an exhibition area of 4,650 square meters, is to the west of the Prophet’s Mosque.
It is expected to be built within 12 months and aims to enrich the cultural experience of visitors to Madinah by introducing them to the city and highlighting the Saudi leadership’s service of the holy sites in Makkah and Madinah.
The museum is affiliated with the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques and is supervised by the Development Authority of the Madinah area.
Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, president of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, said the museum was a message of peace and security.
He added that Islamic civilization was launched by the Prophet Muhammad (PBHU), who was sent by Allah as a “mercy to all the worlds.”
The museum will have 10 halls. These include one with an explanation about why the Prophet migrated to Madinah and the most important events that he faced on his arrival to the city, another about the Prophet’s Mosque,  and another which introduces visitors to historic areas around the Prophet’s Mosque.
There will also be an architecture hall, featuring displays and explanations about minarets, domes, inscriptions and decorations.


Saudi, Brazil UN envoys seek to strengthen ties

Updated 07 August 2020

Saudi, Brazil UN envoys seek to strengthen ties

NEW YORK: Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN, Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, held talks through a video conference with Ronaldo Costa Filho, Brazil’s UN representative.
The meeting reviewed the bilateral relationships and cooperation between the two countries, as well as issues of common interest, global political developments and cooperation between their UN delegations.
Filho praised the Kingdom’s efforts in fighting terrorism and its cooperation with the international community, as well as the efforts of Al-Mouallimi in leading the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) advisory board.
Al-Mouallimi praised the support provided by Brazil to UNOCT and its cooperation with the international community.
The meeting also discussed Saudi-Brazilian cooperation within the G20, presided by Saudi Arabia in 2020. Filho commended the Kingdom for leading the group amid the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.