A delegation from a center for manuscript restoration, affiliated with the Sunni Muslim Endowment Bureau, has recently visited Imam Hussein Center for Manuscript Restoration for cross-fertilizing ideas and exchanging expertise.
The director of Imam Hussein Center, Munaf EtTemeemi, said, “The visit aims to develop avenues of collaboration between the two centers and to sign a contract that serves the Iraqi manuscripts.”
EtTemeemi added that Imam Hussein Center will train the staff of the other center by conducting workshops on restoring and maintaining manuscripts.
Dr. Omer Hemeed Brad, director of the center affiliated with the Sunni Muslim Endowment Bureau, said, “We are surprised to see high-tech devices at Imam Hussein Center that our center lacks.”
“Touring the center, we have found professional staff working according to the international standards of manuscript restoration," Brad added.
He then noted that there were a number of agreements to sign with Imam Hussein Center, indicating that the Sunni Muslim Endowment Bureau has many manuscripts that require restoration and maintenance, but they could not do that for not having the required tools.