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This forum was a distinguished opportunity to raise and discuss a set of important points, such as ways to enhance cooperation between the various Arab countries present and the People's Republic of China in the field of animation industry, which is today popular in the world within the framework of a participatory approach between the public and private sectors, where the Tunisian experience is witnessing a qualitative leap recently in light of the development of modern technologies and digital content. The opening day of the forum witnessed the signing of a number of agreements related to a range of different fields such as co-production of television cartoons, animated films and joint curriculum training.
In an effort to develop and modernise working methods and further consolidate the habit of reading as a constant practice in Tunisian society, a working session was held [on August 22, 2023] under the supervision of the Minister of Cultural Affairs, Dr. Hayat Katat Al-Qarmazi, and the Minister of Communication Technologies, Mr. Nizar Ben Naji, dedicated to following up on the progress of the implementation of the project to focus a digital information system for the network of public and regional libraries throughout the territory of the Republic, in the presence of the company implementing the project and a number of officials from the two ministries.
On May 22, 2023, the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and the Arab Organization for Education, Culture, and Science organized at the headquarters of “ALECSO” the second high-level forum to introduce the comprehensive plan for modernized Arab culture, which continued Tuesday, May 23, 2023, under the supervision of the Minister of Cultural Affairs, Dr. Hayat. Qattat al-Qarmazi and the general director of the organization, Dr. Mohamed Ould Omar.
This agreement concerns the strengthening of bilateral partnership in various sectors, such as music, dance, performing arts, cinema, heritage and creative industries
Under the supervision of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and in cooperation with the concerned departments of the Ministry of Defense, the military institution, in the presence of the Director General of the National Center for Cinema and Image, Mr. Noman Hamrouni, secured today, Wednesday, February 08, 2023, for the first time, the transfer of a part of the film archive of about a thousand original (negative) tapes from the archive treasury in Gammarth to the headquarters of the National Library House. These film boxes are the oldest among the contents of the treasury and date back to the period between 1956 and 1965.
Within the framework of her participation in the activities of the Conference of Ministers Responsible for Cultural Affairs in the Arab World, which was hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, December 07, 2022 in the capital, Riyadh, the Minister of Cultural Affairs, Dr. Hayat Al-Qarmazi, met with her counterpart, the Saudi Minister of Culture, Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al Saud, and this meeting dealt with a number of axes aimed at enhancing joint cooperation in the cultural and creative fields and introducing a number of projects to be implemented in the future. In particular, they discussed the project to establish the International Center for Old Calligraphy "Iqraa", the Tunisian-Saudi Fund for Cinematic Film Production, Exchange of Experiences and Training, and the Regional Center for Underwater Heritage in Mahdia.