Serhat TUNAR -TDO- Cairo, the capital of Egypt, and Bukhara, Uzbekistan, have been declared the 2020 Islamic world capital of Culture.
In the Tunisia 2019 Islamic world capital of Culture closing program, the Director General of the Islamic Education, Science and Culture Organization (ISESCO) announced that Cairo and Bukhara had been chosen as the 2020 Islamic world capital of Culture.
Speaking at the closing programme, Salim bin Mohammed Al-Malik, Director General of ISESCO, said that the programme aims to promote cultural development among Islamic countries.
Recalling that Tunisia was also named the 2019 capital of culture because of its deep-rooted Islamic background and cultural background, the director general of ISESCO announced that the organization would restore the home of Ibn Al-Haldun in Tunisia, who worked hard to promote Islamic sciences and culture.
Tunisian Minister of Culture Mohammad Zine El Abidine pointed out the importance of developing cultural policies in the Islamic world.