ISTANBUL, July 9 (KUNA) -- A delegation of excelling Kuwaiti students continued Monday a tour of historical sites in the city of Istanbul under the sponsorship of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development's (KFAED) (be outstanding) program.
The students told KUNA that they have visited historical significant monuments in the city of Istanbul, namely the Hagia Sophia (Mosque), The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (the Blue Mosque), and the Topkapi Palace.
The students affirmed that their tour of various historical sites have increased their knowledge of Istanbul, noting that the tour had showcased the significant contribution of Islam to world heritage.
On her part, the delegation supervisor and Ministry of Education Representative Dalal Al-Qabandi told KUNA that the students were very thrilled to be visiting Istanbul and learning from the history of this great city.
She also thanked KFAED for sponsoring the tour which helped expand the students' knowledge.
Al-Qabandi also lauded the Turkish authorities for facilitating the visits to historical sites, affirming that they have done a tremendous job in preserving the Islamic heritage of the city of Istanbul.