IRCICA Director General awarded the “Distinction for Achievements in Culture” by the Ministry of Culture of Tatarstan

IRCICA Director General awarded the “Distinction for Achievements in Culture” by the Ministry of Culture of Tatarstan

The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan (Russian Federation) has conferred upon Dr. Halit Eren, Director General of IRCICA, the “Distinction for Achievements in Culture” for his contributions to the development of cultural relations between the Member States of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference and the Republic of Tatarstan through the many activities undertaken by IRCICA in conjunction with Tatarstan.

IRCICA as the cultural research centre of the OIC on one hand and the Republic of Tatarstan on the other have developed cultural cooperation which resulted in the organisation of congresses, publication of books and other activities which engaged the participation and collaboration of specialists and researchers from around the world, particularly from the OIC Member States. Moreover, the two congresses on Islamic Civilisation in Volga-Ural Region which were held in Kazan, Tatarstan, highlighted several aspects of shared cultural heritage between the OIC Member States and Tatarstan.