CAIRO – 19 December 2021: Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem participated with Minister of Culture and Youth of the United Arab Emirates Noura bint Mohammed al-Kaabi; and Director General of the Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science Mohamed Ould Amar in the press conference held at the UAE pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
The press conference focused on the announcement of the agenda of the 22nd Conference of Ministers Responsible for Cultural Affairs in the Arab World.
Egypt’s Minister of Culture and President of the 22nd Conference of Ministers Responsible for Cultural Affairs in the Arab World said that the conference aims to review the comprehensive plan for Arab culture.
Minister Abdel Dayem further explained that the Arab cultural plan will be much concerned with searching for new ways to enhance communication and joint cultural cooperation between Arab countries in light of the recent accomplishments, taking into consideration the undeniable impact of COVID-19, which has put all cultural activities to the test due to the necessity of social distancing.
Abdel Dayem stressed the importance of joint Arab cultural work, adding that the 22nd edition comes to develop the suggestions of the member states of the Permanent Committee for Arab Culture to implement and develop the draft plan.
It is noteworthy that the convening of the conference of ministers responsible for cultural affairs in the Arab world comes within the framework of the cooperation between the Ministry of Culture and Youth in the UAE and the Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science (ALECSO), and in implementation of the decision of the 21st edition of the Conference of Ministers Responsible for Cultural Affairs in the Arab World.
In its various editions, the conference achieved an important balance of gains and achievements through joint Arab cultural work and opening new horizons for qualitative plans and cultural projects that raise Arab culture to the status it deserves.