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Third Neolithic Conf. to promote and develop archeology in Kuwait, Gulf area

Participants of the Third Neolithic Conference of the Arabian Peninsula
Participants of the Third Neolithic Conference of the Arabian Peninsula
KUWAIT, Nov 20 (KUNA) -- The Third Neolithic Conference of the Arabian Peninsula Kicked off Tuesday at Kuwait National Library Headquarter under the supervision and organization of Kuwait National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL).
The third Neolithic Conference of the Arabian Peninsula, is held for the third consecutive time in Kuwait, and will last for three days in cooperation with the French Center for Archeology and Social Sciences and the French Embassy.
The conference will shed light on the latest discoveries in the field of archology in Kuwait and Gulf region, said Director of the Department of Antiquities and Museums at NCCALL Dr. Sultan Al-Duwaish.
A specialized team from Poland is participating in this conference, which will discuss the most important findings in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, UAE, and Jordan.
The team will also discuss the latest discoveries in northern Kuwait, where archaeological evidences showed the presence of ancient humans for thousands of years in the area, Al-Duwaish added.
On his part, Secretary-General of the Council Eng. Ali Al-Yoha said that studies showed the existence of humans in Tal-Burqan, Tal-Al-Qurain, Bahra, and Tbiej Island.
The National Council worked to support the field of antiquities through foreign archaeological missions and excavations in Kuwait, and organizing events and forums, he explained He expressed hope the conference would create an archaeological climate, and take a step toward expanding knowledge and reveal historic facts.(end) my.nhq