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'Amman capital of Islamic culture 2017' activities conclude

By JT - Dec 16,2017 - Last updated at Dec 16,2017

AMMAN — Activities of "Amman as the capital of Islamic culture 2017" were concluded on Thursday, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Friday.

During the concluding ceremony, Culture Minister Nabih Shuqum, deputising for Prime Minister Hani Mulki, said that Amman is rich in cultural and historical heritage, making it a distinguished contributor to the Islamic culture and mankind.

Shuqum said that during 2017, several cultural activities were organised to celebrate this designation, commending the contributions of various public and private institutions in organising activities. Nakhchivan has been selected as the capital of Islamic culture for 2018.  

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