Mirbat, A seminar on “Ahmed bin Majid: Pioneer

of Maritime Navigation” will be held in the Wilayat of Mirbat in the

Governorate of Dhofar tomorrow (Tuesday) under the auspices of

Sheikh Khalid bin Omar al-Marhoon, Minister of Civil Service. The

seminar is organised by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture,

represented by the Directorate General of Heritage and Culture in the

Governorate of Dhofar.

The seminar includes working papers on different themes

including “Ahmed bin Majid, the navigator and scholar,” “Ahmed bin

Majid in Oriental Studies,” “Spatial Geography in Ahmed bin Majid’s

Maritime Studies: Dhofar Ports and their Landmarks as a Model,”

“Scientific Value of Ahmed bin Majid’s Writings,” “A Reading

Characteristics,” “The Role of Official Institutions in the Exposition of

Ahmed bin Majid and his Scientific Heritage”.

The seminar aims at recalling one of the important Omani

figures who left their mark in the field of maritime navigation and

highlighting the scientific achievement of the Omani navigator Ahmad

bin Majid.

Source: Oman News Agency