RABAT: A traveling exhibition showcasing the life of the Prophet Muhammad and the history of Islam has been officially launched by the head of the Muslim World League.
Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, MWL secretary-general and chairman of the Muslim Scholars Association, made the announcement during an international gathering of leading religious and intellectual figures in Morocco.
He revealed that the first edition of the exhibition would open to guests on July 25 at the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization’s headquarters in the Moroccan capital Rabat with the full support of the north African country’s King Mohammed VI.
And he noted that ISESCO planned to make the display a permanent fixture, marking the historic contribution of Moroccan scholars toward recording the Prophet Muhammad’s sunnah and adding important Islamic content to museum displays in Madinah.
The touring exhibition will employ the latest technology and display techniques to document the Prophet Muhammad’s biography and Islamic civilization to Muslim and non-Muslim visitors.
Dr. Ahmed Ebadi, secretary-general of the Muhammadiyah League of Scholars in Morocco, pointed out that the hi-tech approach to presenting the exhibition was aimed at appealing to a modern digital audience, especially young people.
The director general of ISESCO, Dr. Salim Mohammed Al-Malik, praised the important strategic cooperation that had brought his organization together with the MWL, and the Muhammadiyah League of Scholars, and he thanked authorities in Rabat for hosting the first edition of the traveling exhibition.
The exhibition in Rabat will be presented in Arabic, English, and French and will have 10 sections employing technologies such as holographic imaging, virtual and augmented reality, interactive 3-D displays, stereoscopics, and educational panoramas.