Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the Kingdom of the Netherlands receives the Executive Director of the Scholarship Fund at the International Council of Museums

HE Dr. Hisham Al-Alawi received in his office Dr. BjAlrn Stenvers, Executive Director of Fonds de dotation, returning to the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and President of the Dutch Eye Care Foundation.

The meeting dealt with preparations for Mr. Stenvers’ visit to Iraq next month. HE Ambassador Al-Alawi explained the measures taken by the Embassy and the results of contacts with officials of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities and the Iraqi Ministry of Health in order to ensure the success of the visit. On the reality of museums and archaeological sites in Iraq, and work to attract international expertise to ensure the improvement of reality.

For his part, Stenvers expressed his full readiness to present his expertise in this important sector, which is an essential part of the history of Iraq and the world, pointing to the goal of the visit, which is to explore opportunities and challenges, and work to improve the status of museums and archaeological areas, as a step to long-term cooperation both on Bilateral level with the Kingdom of the Netherlands or the international level.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs