Ministry of Heritage and Culture, Oman

The Ministry of Heritage and Culture (MOHC) is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for promoting and preserving Omani heritage and culture. The competences of MOHC include: supervising archaeological missions; surveying, restoring and maintaining historical buildings; establishing historical museums and creating libraries; supporting traditional arts; issuing publications; setting cultural exhibitions and festivals; training the employees of the ministry; carrying out specialised research in the field of history, heritage and culture; contributing to the process of enforcing intellectual property laws; drawing up strategies and programmes to support the creative community. (Wikipedia)