Muscat, Oman in the historical and international
maps Exhibition, organized by the Governorate of Muscat will be
opened at Oman Convention and Exhibitions Centre tomorrow Monday
under the patronize of Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Abdullah
al-Salmi, Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs.
The exhibition includes about 90 maps, through which one can
learn about the many aspects of Oman’s glorious history, from ancient
times till today. Through the exhibition, one also can know about the
borders and the area of Oman across different periods of time, and
their differences in various periods, in addition to the area of Oman in
the Islamic sources, according to geographers, historians and travelers.
The maps belong mainly to eight countries, namely the Sultanate,
Britain, France, the United States of America, Portugal, the
Netherlands, Italy and Japan.
Source: Oman News Agency