“The Treasury of Oriental Manuscripts” - presentation of UNESCO publication
The book was published with the generous support of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by UNESCO Office in Tashkent in collaboration with Al-Biruni Institute of Oriental Studies within the framework of UNESCO project “Preservation of manuscripts of Al Biruni Institute of Oriental Studies”, as Mr Bakhrom Abdukhalimov, Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies mentioned in his welcome speech.
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Uzbekistan H.E. Abdurahman bin Abdullah al-Shaeh, Head of UNESCO office in Tashkent Ms Krista Pikkat, Secretary-General of National Commission of Uzbekistan for UNESCO Alisher Ikramov, Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Iran Ali Mardani, representatives from the Embassy of Kuwait, director of the Egyptian cultural center, Deputy chief of the Muslim Board in Uzbekistan and other scientists and students were present at the presentation.
The speakers mentioned main activities carried out by the Institute of Oriental Studies to make better condition of rooms where manuscripts are kept. And also they talked about the publishing process of “Treasury of Oriental Manuscripts”.
This book was prepared by the scientists of the Institute of Oriental Studies and foreign researchers Mirabeli and M.Di Bella. The forming process of the treasury, content is analyzed well there. Besides, designing forms and styles of the cover, script types, paper and cover producing issues were also at the center of discussion.
The attendants of the event became assured that this publication is essential not only for Uzbekistan, but also for foreign scientists, historians, and for the people whose work is connected closely with manuscripts.
Press Service of the Ministry of Culture and Sports Affairs