17 January 2020
21 Jumada al-Ula 1441
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The Makkah and Madinah Centre’s Aims, Objectives and Activities

Aims and Objectives

  • To promote research into and specialised study of the two holy cities, Makkah and Madinah
  • To acknowledge Makkah’s and Madinah's scientific and cultural roles and their historical significance
  • To compile a comprehensive Encyclopaedia about these two holy cities


  • Publishing critical editions of historical references related to Makkah and Madinah
  • Publishing books, studies and theses on Makkah and Madinah
  • Holding lectures and other public activities to stimulate research and discussions on topics related to Makkah and Madinah
  • Compiling and publishing a multi-lingual bibliography of published works, references, theses and articles on Makkah and Madinah
  • Establishing an Information Centre holding a collection of texts, references, photographs, documents, maps, theses, travellers’ accounts, journals, microfilms and audio-visual material on Makkah and Madinah

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