Exhibition to celebrate Europe Day opens at Bait al Zubair Museum

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An exhibition to celebrate Europe Day began at Bait al Zubair Museum on Monday. 

Inaugurated by Abdullah al Harthy, in charge of EU nations in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the exhibition featured works of art from embassies of seven European countries.

The welcome speech at the opening ceremony was delivered by the local EU president for 2016, H E Barbara Joziasse, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Oman. The exhibition will conclude on May 14.

Europe Day is marked on May 9 every year to celebrate peace and unity in Europe. The date marks the anniversary of the historical Schuman Declaration, which was presented by Robert Schuman the then French foreign minister, on May 9, 1950.

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