Egypt will host today the second conference of the Islamic heritage, organized by the Islamic Educational, Scientific, and cultural Organization (ISESCO) on September 17.
The conference will continue for two days and will be attended by the delegations of Niger, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco, and Malaysia.
Director General of the High Council of Antiquities, Mohamed abdel-Fatah, will deliver the opening speech. It is expected that abdel-Fatah will highlight Egypt's role in protecting the Islamic heritage as a way to achieve tourist development in the Islamic states.
Abdel-Fatah clarified that the conference will discuss the inclusion of the Islam
Heritage in the list of the of the international heritage. He added that it is scheduled to discuss the proposals and recommendations offered by the heads of delegations in this regard to pave the way for offering them to UNESCO.