Wed, 10 June 2020
At a recent meeting with Deputy Prime Minister, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, President of Bahrain Culture and Antiquities Authority (BACA), Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa presented the four projects that BACA will launch during this year.
Shaikha Mai briefed HH Shaikh Mohammed on the book ‘Dilmun Land of Density’ dedicated to celebrating the incredible density of the historical and cultural assets of Bahrain.
In this context, Shaikha Mai presented the four projects that BACA will launch during this year. This includes the opening of the pedestrian bridge linking the Bu Maher Fort with the beginning of the Pearling Trail, inscribed on the list of the World Heritage. The bridge to be used by visitors to the trail will be completed next year.
In addition, BACA will restore Al Fadhil Mosque minaret after restoring its details as they were when it was built to harmonize with the unique urban look in the capital, Manama.
The projects also include the opening of the textile factory in Bani Jamra that aims to revive and revitalize the textile trade for which Bahrain has been known for over a century. Furthermore, BACA aims to complete the Sound and Light Project in the Shaikh Salman bin Ahmed Al Fateh Fort in Riffa which narrates the history of Al Khalifa family in Bahrain.
HH Shaikh Mohammed expressed his appreciation of the efforts by BACA and Shaikha Mai to launch programs and projects in various regions of the Kingdom to revive its heritage, root its culture and propagate its history and ancient civilization.
Shaikha Mai expressed gratitude to HH Shaikh Mohammed for his support to BACA in its endeavors to highlight Bahrain's history and culture locally and internationally.
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