Sharjah Ruler to open inaugural UAE Writers Conference Wednesday

Sharjah Ruler to open inaugural UAE Writers Conference Wednesday
2012-12-25 17:56:42

WAM SHARJAH: H. H. Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and ruler of Sharjah will open the inaugural 2-day conference of the UAE Writers Union at the University of Sharjah.

The conference is being held under the theme “Sheikh Zayed.. Towards a Strategy for National Culture. Sheikh Zayed is the late founding father of the UAE federation.

Topics on the agenda of the conference include discussions of the national culture and the role of the private and public sectors, the role of cultural institutions and civil society bodies in national culture.

Participants will also discuss the expected role of media organizations in a national cultural strategy.

Chairman of the UAE Writers Union Habib Sayegh hailed the generous moral and material support of H.H Sheikh Sultan to the conference as an incentive for reach fruitful outcome towards a clearly-defined and robust cultural strategy.

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