On April 24, 2018 the Head of the Department of Culture of the Government of the Arab Emirates Sharjah, President of the Sharjah Heritage Institute Mr. Abdul Aziz Al Musallam, visited the National museum of Tajikistan and familiarized with the rich history of the Tajik People. At the main entrance of the museum, the Director and the other officials of the National museum of Tajikistan welcomed the guests.
It worth to mention that the guests mostly were interested to the findings of the «Stone Age», «Samanids State», «Islamic Culture» with its unique books and manuscripts, and with the most famous historical monument of the Tajik people – «Mehrabi Iskodar», and with the hall of the «Presents of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan».
After visiting the museum, the guests were impressed by the history and culture of the Tajik People, then in the atmosphere of peace and friendship the Director of the National museum of Tajikistan Mr. Sharifzoda Abduvali met with the Head of the Department of Cultural Affairs of the Arab Emirates Government, Sharjah, Mr. Abdulaziz al-Musallam. During the meeting, the parties discussed the issues related to various spheres, including the strengthening of cultural ties, exchange of museum experts, restoration of the books and unique manuscripts, publication of unique catalogs of the museum's monuments in Tajik and Arabic languages, organizing exhibitions in both countries and training of experts in the field of restoration and conservation.
At the end of the meeting, Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Musallam, left a note in the book of honorable guests with the wishes of peace and prosperity to the people of Tajikistan.
«2018 - Year of tourism development and folk crafts»
At the Initiative of Tajikistan, the UN General Assembly on 22nd December adopted a Resolution titled
"International Decade for Action ‘Water for Sustainable Development’, 2018-2028"