International and Comparative Librarianship

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This Blogosphere has a slant towards India [a.k.a Indica, Indo, South-Asian, Oriental, Bharat, Hindustan, Asian-Indian (not American Indian)].

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Report on an seminar on “Source Materials in India ... for the Study of Arab History”

New Delhi: "A three-day international seminar on Indian Archives and Libraries as Source for the History of Arabian Peninsula began today at Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi. Before the formal inauguration of the seminar, Vice-Chancellor Najeeb Jung welcomed Hassan Faisal Trad, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in India and the delegation consisting of scholars from Saudi Arabia, who have come to participate in this seminar. ..."

"Dr. Ebraheem Al-Batshan, Cultural Attache, Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Delhi delivered the key note address on this occasion. He stressed that this international seminar, the first of its kind being organized in India, would go a long way in strengthening ties between the two countries. His speech mainly focused on the historical dimension of the relationship between India and Saudi Arabia."
"Dr. Abdullah Arraqeebah, Director, King Abdul Aziz Foundation for Research and Archives, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia welcomed the idea of organizing this seminar and stressed the importance for greater cooperation between the Archives and Libraries in India and in Saudi Arabia." Continue reading the first day report: Seminar on Indian libraries as source for history of Arabian Peninsula, 6 October 2009 - By News Desk

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