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Dubai Culture forms an Advisory Committee for Performing Arts
Culture & Education | Friday 22 November, 2019 2:27 am
Dubai Culture and Arts Authority announces the formation of a specialised advisory committee for the performing arts industry in Dubai. The committee will provide support to the associations of folklore and theatres in the Emirate, in order to produce the most prominent outputs of theatrical...
‘Saudi Arabia’s winning of UNESCO seat underscores its global standing’
Culture & Education | Thursday 21 November, 2019 1:05 am
Minister of Culture Prince Badr Bin Abdullah Bin Farhan said that Saudi Arabia’s role in the Executive Council of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) emphasizes promotion of the messages of global peace among peoples and achieve the goals and...
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Patronizes Laying Foundation Stone Ceremony for Diriyah Gate Project 2 Diriyah
Culture & Education | Thursday 21 November, 2019 12:50 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud patronized today the laying foundation stone ceremony for Diriyah Gate Project which aims at restoring the historical area as a cultural heritage project and returning this historical area to its ancient past in the 18th century in ...
The World Needs More Greta Thunbergs, Speaker Tells Audience at a Session on Youth at the Knowledge Summit 2019
Culture & Education | Wednesday 20 November, 2019 5:03 am
The world needs more Greta Thunbergs, according to Tenzin Seldon, CEO and Co-founder of Kinstep. Speaking during the ‘Youth: The Cornerstone for Sustainable Development’ panel at the 2019 Knowledge Summit, Seldon stated that youth must be at the centre of structured dialogue in order to ...
AUS celebrates fifth year as one of Arab World’s top 10 universities
Culture & Education | Wednesday 20 November, 2019 3:20 am
American University of Sharjah’s (AUS) strong performance in the recent QS rankings is a noteworthy milestone for the university, marking five consecutive years of being ranked as one of the Arab World’s top 10 universities.   Universities from the United Arab Emirates,...
CEO of Diriyah Gate Development Authority emphasizes importance of Diriyah Gate project as global tourist destination focusing on culture, heritage
Culture & Education | Wednesday 20 November, 2019 1:01 am
CEO of Diriyah Gate Development Authority Jerry Inzerillo stressed the importance of the Diriyah Gate project as an international tourist destination focusing on culture and heritage due to its archaeological landmarks. He explained in a press statement to the Saudi Press Agency today that the...
Knowledge Summit 2019: Realising Sustainable Development Goals will Boost UAE’s Global Competitiveness
Culture & Education | Tuesday 19 November, 2019 6:14 pm
Working towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will enable the UAE to become more competitive on a global scale, asserted H.E. Hanan Ahli, Executive Director of Competitiveness, Research and Studies Department, Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority (FCSA), ...
AURAK Holds Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference
Culture & Education | Monday 18 November, 2019 4:39 am
The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in conjunction with the International Workshop of the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) held a two-day conference titled Smart and Sustainable Cities: Towards Sustainable Development Solutions. The conference opened with ...
Labor Standards Development Authority in Sharjah integrates workers into Sharjah's cultural landscape
Culture & Education | Sunday 17 November, 2019 12:45 pm
In celebration of naming Sharjah, the “World Book Capital 2019 '', and on the occasion of the 38th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair recent held at the Expo Center, the Labor Standards Development Authority in Sharjah (LSDA), succeeded in implemented an ambitious plan for ...
PCFC and GDRFA discuss upcoming 8th “Emirates of Tolerance” Mass Wedding
Culture & Education | Saturday 16 November, 2019 2:57 am
The joint Mass Wedding Committee of Ports Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) and General Directorate of Residence and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) held their fifth meeting at Dubai Customs main building to discuss arrangements for the upcoming 8th mass wedding, which will run this...