El Escorial cooperates with Juma Al Majid Center

21 March, 2015

  At the invitation of Juma Al Majid a delegation from El Escorial Library in Spain visited the center on Saturday, March 21, 2015 to discuss aspects of cooperation between the center and library Escorial and to sign a memorandum of  understanding  to preserve manuscripts.

The delegation included Bishop Juan Luis,Lawyer Leo Fernando and the researcher and writer Dr Adeeba Romero.

Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage’s goal is to preserve the heritage of humanity regardless of its origin, whether religious or historical, by conserving, restoring and saving manuscripts digitally and indexing them to bring them closer to researchers and scholars, said Bassam Daghestani, Head of the Manuscript Department at the Center.

“We went to Spain in September last year. Juma Al Majid and I met Bishop Juan Luis in El Escorial Library to discuss cooperation with them regarding ancient manuscripts,” said Daghestani. “We discussed the expertise we have to offer in terms of restoring, conserving and indexing manuscripts and we invited him to visit our Center in Dubai.”