Cabinet designates June 27 as Jordanian Antiquities Day

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AMMAN — In a recent Cabinet session held on Sunday and presided over by Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh, it was decided that June 27 of each year would be officially designated as "Jordanian Antiquities Day." اضافة اعلان

This move is in celebration of the centenary of the Emiri Decree which established the Department of Public Antiquities on June 27, 1923.

Free entrance to archaeological sites, museumsAs part of the commemoration, Jordanian visitors will be granted free entrance to archaeological sites and museums on this day.

Additionally, the day will also feature awareness and educational campaigns to promote the preservation of Jordan's cultural heritage.

Finally, the day will also see the launch of various site-cleaning initiatives aimed at maintaining the cleanliness of archaeological and tourist sites in all governorates of the Kingdom.

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