Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center Holds First Hundred and One Books Project Committee Meeting


The meeting was chaired by HE Dr Ali Bin Tamim, President of the ALC, and in the presence of Dr Salah Fadl, rapporteur of the committee, Dr Muhsin Al-Musawi, Dr Abdullah Al-Ghadami, Dr Paula Santillán and Dr Khalil Al-Sheikh .

“At the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, we are fully engaged in this concerted effort to coordinate the different stages of the One Hundred and One Books project,” said HE Dr Bin Tamim. “The two-pronged methodology will also help us promote the Arabic language by highlighting its creative characteristics, while providing a wealth of information that can serve as a factual reference for researchers or a reliable guide for readers wishing to browse a selection. of the most famous Arabic novels.

“We look forward to completing the first phase of the project, which will feature a list of 101 Arabic novels, and due to its importance as a tool for promoting Arab literature and culture, we aim to add more nominations. to this list in the future. “

The list of one hundred and one books will be made available to the public before the end of 2021.


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About the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center
The Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, established following a directive from His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, under the Department of Culture and of Abu Dhabi Tourism, works to support the Arabic language. development and modernization through comprehensive strategies and frameworks, enrich the scientific, educational, cultural and creative contributions of the Arabic language, promote Arabic language proficiency and cultural understanding, and support Arab talents in the fields of writing, translation, publishing, scientific research, the arts, content creation and organization of book fairs. The Center strives to realize its fundamental vision through dedicated programs, human expertise and significant partnerships with the most prestigious technical, cultural and academic institutions in the world.

About the Ministry of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT Abu Dhabi) drives sustainable growth of Abu Dhabi’s culture and tourism sectors, fuels economic progress and helps achieve Abu Dhabi’s broader global ambitions Dhabi. By working in partnership with the organizations that define the Emirate’s position as a premier international destination, DCT Abu Dhabi strives to unite the ecosystem around a shared vision of the Emirate’s potential, coordinate efforts and investments, come up with innovative solutions and use the best tools, policies and systems to support the culture and tourism industries.

DCT Abu Dhabi’s vision is defined by the people, heritage and landscape of the Emirate. We are working to enhance Abu Dhabi’s status as a place of unparalleled authenticity, innovation and experiences, represented by its living traditions of hospitality, pioneering initiatives and creative thinking.

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