Muscat, Dec 23 (ONA) ---- The international conference themed “The history of relations between the Islamic world — China and Oman as a model” kicked off at Grand Millennium Hotel today under the patronage of Sheikh Khalid bin Omar al-Marhoon, Minister of Civil Service.
The two-day conference is organised by the National Records and Archives Authority (NRAA) and the Research Centre for Islamic History, Arts and Culture, and the College of Chinese Sciences. The opening ceremony was attended by ministers and undersecretaries, in addition to researchers, professors of history, political science and interested persons in the topic.
The conference will discuss 22 papers presented by professors and specialised researchers, which will address the historical, cultural and economic aspects, artistic, scientific and literary influences, as well as cultural exchange, international relations between Islamic countries and China, and Omani-Chinese relations from the past to present. An elite group of professors, researchers and intellectuals from the Sultanate, China, Turkey, Korea and Uzbekistan will participate in the international conference being held from 23 to 24 December 2019.