The General Secretariat of the Project of Sennar , the Capital of Islamic Culture 2017, has placed the University of Gezira on the honour list of contributors of the project. The Vice Chancellor of the University of Gezira, Prof. Mohamed Warrag Omar, has received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Minister of Culture, Uz. Al Tayeb Hassan, and the General Secretariat of the committee of the project of Sennar the Capital of Islamic Culture, Prof. Yousef Fadl Hassan, at “Friendship Hall” on Tuesday evening, in the honour of launching the first batch of the series of Sennar’s book, and the commemorative postage. The General Secretariat expressed for this certificate about its appreciation and acknowledgments for the deep understanding of the University, that Sennar is the Capital of Islamic Culture, for its effective contribution to it, and with its highest concern and sincere enthusiasm. The First Vice President of the Republic, Prime Minister of National Council of Ministers, the First Lieutenant General, Bakri Hassan Salih, who attended the celebration and he honored a number of scholars who contributed in the enrichment of Sudanese culture. The Minister of Culture, Uz. Al Tayeb Hassan Badawi, said that the Sennarian State is a cultural and intellectual historical civilization that we offer to African, Arab and international space. And he announced that the ceremonies nights of the project Sennar, the Capital of Islamic Culture 2017 will continue in all fields. He said that this evening witnessed the presentation of 56 titles in the thousand copies in the first phase. Adding that the competent General Secretariat will continue to publish all the Sennarian Culture until the end of its activities in the month of November. The Minister of Culture also honored a number of ministries, universities and research centers that had contributed in Sennar project, the Capital of Culture and revival of the Sennarian heritage.
The General Secretariat of Sennar project, the Capital of Islamic culture, said that the efforts of the Secretariat for this project in launching a series of new books and commemorative postage, and the publication of a number of university theses as dealing with the Sennarian State aims to enrich a scientific research and highlight the Sudanese culture, and symbolic value. He added that the project aims to know the history of civilization and the cultural heritage of Sennar. And to benefit from them in the tourism, investment and economic projects of the country, for the cultural renaissance of peoples and lighting up the paths of the future. The celebration was attended by a number of ministers, scientists, thinkers, university professors and Sufi leaders