Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Arab Youth Center from Abu Dhabi. The agreement was signed during the 30th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which is being held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center until May 29, 2021.
The agreement supports the mutual goals of the two centers in a way that will benefit young people, especially with regard to the promotion of Arabic as a language of life, culture and creativity. Through the MoU, the two sides will coordinate their joint efforts in developing cultural projects supporting young Arabs, as well as supervise, mentor and organize events, activities, seminars, conferences and workshops. The two organizations will benefit from shared databases and will cooperate in joint programs to communicate with young people, providing them with the support they need.
He added: “Young people have great technical skills and they are always up to date with the latest trends and technological developments. They are able to use these advanced skills to produce creative Arabic content and disseminate it to Arabic speakers around the world. With this in mind, and with its innovative programs and unique initiatives, our cooperation with the Arabic Language Center is essential to enrich the quality and quantity of Arabic content.
His Excellency Dr Ali bin Tamim, President of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, said, “Our young people are the driving force behind the development of any nation, embodying our hopes for a better future. At the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, we have young people at the heart of our strategies and it is our duty to fuel their passion for the Arabic language, to help them master their mother tongue and make it a dynamic part of it. of their daily life. The Arab Youth Center has worked with many Arab governments, launching great initiatives to help nurture a generation of young leaders, and we are proud to cooperate with them to serve the youth of the Arab world.
Mouza Al Shamsi, Acting Executive Director of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center and Director of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, confirmed that this partnership “reflects the clear desire of the Arabic Language Center to have a presence. established and effective among our youth ”. She added: “Since its inception, the Arab Youth Center has provided a welcoming space for young people of all ages and backgrounds, while recognizing the diversity of their needs and their creative, scientific and artistic interests. With this agreement, the Arab Language Center will offer all its capabilities and expertise to help achieve the strategic goals of the Arab Youth Center, confirming the importance given to the younger generations in our vision and strategies.
The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, organized by DCT Abu Dhabi and managed by the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, has announced that it will open its doors to visitors of all ages provided they present a negative result of a PCR test carried out within the previous 48 hours.
Running through May 29 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, the show offers free PCR testing for visitors aged 12 and over, at all Abu Dhabi Health Services Company testing centers. (SEHA) from the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, upon presentation of their fair pass. Children under 12 will be allowed to enter the fair with a guardian for two children.
The event will continue to observe and enforce a comprehensive set of precautionary measures such as checking entrance temperatures, social distancing, and limiting the number of visitors inside exhibition halls and pavilions. exhibitors.
Visitors must register in advance to obtain an electronic access card, either via the site https://adbookfair.com/fr or the smartphone application of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair
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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 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, propose 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.
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.
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