The President of Umm Al-Qura University Prof. Abdullah bin Omar Bafail has opened on Tuesday Muharram 1, 1440 H the Visual Presentation and Plastic Art Halls in the University's Museum, in the presence of the UQU Vice President for Branches Dr. Abdul-Majid Al-Ghamdi, the Supervisor General of the Museums Department Dr. Fahad Al-Malki and a number of officials at the university campus in Azizia.
Upon his arrival, the UQU President Prof. Bafail toured the halls of the museum including; cash currency from the ancient ages hall, photos of Makkah, Holy Sites, and Al-Madinah, and photos showing the Kingdom's efforts in serving Islam and Muslims in the Two Holy Mosques. He also checked on the Makkhan House, the public market of the traditional clothing in the Kingdom besides the public cafe.
After the visit, Prof. Bafail lauded the outstanding collectibles, and photos he saw in the museum and wished success for all the workers in the museum.
For his part, the Supervisor General of the Museums Department in the University Dr. Fahad Al-Malki extended his thanks and appreciation to the UQU President and UQU Vice President for Branches for their support and keenness attached to all the works and programs of the museum. He added that the museum will work on developing its programs in such a manner which will upgrade the quality of services provided for the museum visitors.