Palestine: Preparations for the opening of a museum for the late President Yasser Arafat
Ramallah-Palestine – 21/6/2016
The museum of the late President Yasser Arafat, which carries the name “House of Memory” at the provincial headquarters in Ramallah, which will be opened by the end of this summer, contains holdings, photos and critical documents, and includes his bedroom and his office where he worked in for years before he dies. In addition to his mausoleum and the mosque. The museum displays the history of the Palestinian national movement over the past 100 years.
The Museum of the late Yasser Arafat which carries the name of “The house of the memory” in Ramallah consists of two parts, the modern part contains holdings, photos and critical documents, and the old part which is the residence of the late President Yasser Arafat, includes his bedroom and his office, where he worked in for the last years under the siege before his death, in addition to the tomb of the President Arafat, and the mosque. The museum represents the history of the Palestinian national movement over the past 100 years.
Ahmed Subh, the director of Yasser Arafat Foundation that Arafat’s shrine, which is temporary, has been renovated in preparation for transferring it to Al-Aqsa Mosque, according to the commandment of President Yasser Arafat, as Arafat mosque is now ready and will be open to the citizens after the opening of the museum this year.