RIYADH — The history of Islamic culture in Latin America will be the topic of a lecture by Gustavo Perez Figueroa at Princess Alanood Cultural Center here Thursday, according to Yousef Bin Othman Al-Huzaim, Secretary-General of the Alanood Charitable Foundation.
“The event comes within our annual series of Ramadan lectures aimed at educating Saudis and residents on little-known aspects of the Islamic culture in far away parts of the world,” Al-Huzaim said.
“The program will start Tuesday with a lecture on Scientific Miracles of the Creation of Eye by Prof. Mubarak Bin Fahaad Alfaraan. On Wednesday, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Fahad Alluhaidan will speak about Tolerance in Islam. All lectures will start after Isha prayers,” Al-Huzaim said. A location map can be downloaded from www.alanood.org.sa.
The lectures are mainly directed at members of the diplomatic corps and foreign intellectuals, but Saudis are also welcome. Translations of the lectures will be made available, Al-Huzaim said.
Alanood Charitable Foundation was established to commemorate the name Princess Alanood, mother of Prince Saud Bin Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz, former deputy chief of Saudi intelligence.