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World Arabic Day celebration begins in Qatar

The celebration of World Arabic Day, organized by the Qatar Forum for Writers in collaboration with the Qatar National Board of Education, Culture and Science, began on Thursday. The event, which will be held until March 1, 2022, coincides with the Arabic Arab Day.
The event began with a virtual symposium entitled “Arabic in the Culture of Light for Civilized Communication” and was attended by numerous representatives of regional and international organizations, federations and the Academy of Arab Linguistics.
The symposium included three sessions to discuss the celebration of UNESCO’s World Arabic Day under the theme of “Arabic, a bridge between civilizations.”
At the symposium, writers Maryam Yasin al-Hamadi, Director of Culture and Arts Bureau of the Ministry of Culture, and Director of the Katari Writers Forum emphasized the importance of Arabic spoken by 400 million inhabitants. The world, and its cultural and religious aspects.
Al-Hamadi emphasized Qatar’s interest in Arabic because it was the first Gulf country to issue a law to protect Arabic and the second Arab country. His Royal Highness Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Tani to protect the Arabic language, launch the Doha History Dictionary in Arabic, and strengthen the state’s efforts to advance the Arabic language. Issued Law No. 7 of 2019.
Al-Hammadi confirmed the support of the Ministry of Culture and the Qatar Writers Forum for all local, Arab and international efforts to protect and promote Arabic through a series of activities.
Abdulla Khamis al-Kubaisi, Deputy Secretary-General of the National Commission for Education and Cultural Sciences of Qatar, touched on the topic of the symposium in connection with the importance of Arabic and the choice of Doha as a cultural center. The Islamic world of 2021 focuses on the role of Arabic in bringing people and civilization closer, thanks to translations that were widespread in the Middle Ages and the Islamic era.
He confirmed Qatar’s enthusiasm to protect the Arabic language and to work on its dissemination and use in all domestic transactions.



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