Dubai to host world's largest museum conference in 2025

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Dubai has won the bid and will be hosting the world's largest museum conference in 2025.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, took to his official Twitter handle to make the announcement. 

The 27th International Council of Museums (Icom) General Conference will be the first to be held in the Middle East and is expected to have 119 countries in attendance, covering 20,000 international museums.

The ruler of Dubai is optimistic and said that the event would be a solid boost to the country's cultural sector. 

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