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DOCUMENTARY BEING FILMED IN MUHARRAQ OLD SUQS.

MANAMA, JAN. 13 (BNA) IN A NEW MOVE TO REVIVE THE IMPORTANCE OF OLD SUQS AND PRESERVE THEIR HERITAGE AND CULTURAL TRAITS AS THE THROBBING HEART OF THE OLD CITY, THE MBC HAS RECENTLY BEGUN TAKING SHOTS INSIDE LOCAL MARKETS, IN COOPERATION WITH BAHRAIN TV, TO USE THEM IN THE PRODUCTION OF A DOCUMENTARY FILM CURRENTLY IN PROCESS. ACCORDING TO THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND INFORMATION FOR ARCHEOLOGY AND HISTORICAL BUILDING RESTORATION DR. ALA'A AL HABASHI, WHO CLOSELY FOLLOWED THE OPERATION, MANY CLOSED SHOPS WERE RE- OPENED AND TEMPORARILY DECORATED TO BE FILMED. HE LAUDED THE POSITIVE RESPONSE OF MUHARRAQ CITIZENS, MAINLY THE ELDERLY WHO REVEALED ENTHUSIASM AND WERE KEEN ON WATCHING THE TEAM TAKING SHOTS AND EXPRESSING READINESS TO HELP.

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