The Diplomatic Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a visit for its fifth batch of trainees to the Museum of Islamic Arts (MIA).
21 May 2017, The Diplomatic Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a visit for its fifth batch of trainees to the Museum of Islamic Arts (MIA). The visit is part of the first Foundation Training Program in 2017, which includes training courses that cover various diplomatic, political and economic areas. This training includes field visits to learn about the state of Qatar achievements, Islamic and Arabic civilization, and the nature of activities in some accredited embassies in Qatar.
The visit began with a detailed explanation of Islamic history, museums as a force and cultural symbols, and Islamic art through time. The trainees toured the museum to learn about its collection.
During the visit, the trainees also learned about the section on "Kings and Pawns", which includes board games that moved from India to Spain. This section highlights the history of the table games in the Islamic world, which stretched from India to Spain between the 7th and 20th century.