Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma and his accompanying delegation visited the Museum of Islamic Art yesterday evening as part of his current visit to Qatar.
The Sierra Leone leader was accompanied by HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada.
The president toured in the sections of the museum and its various wings and got acquainted with the collection of antiquities and Islamic artefacts, which include rare treasures of heritage including books, manuscripts and coins made of silver, copper, and bronze, as well as crafts made of glass, ivory, textiles, wood and precious stones, and collectibles collected from three continents dating back 14 centuries.
President Koroma listened to an explanation of the Museum of Islamic Art and its stages of development as well as its role in spreading science, culture and encouraging creativity in addition to communicating with the cultures and arts of the world.
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