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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan said there has been a 20 percent increase in the rate of “employment support” for 160 cultural professions in 286 activities.
The Saudi Ministry of Culture, in collaboration with the Islamic Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), officially launched the Cultural Index for the Islamic World (CIIW) during the 12th Conference of Ministers of Culture in the Islamic world.
The declaration emphasized the significance of prioritizing culture as one of the most critical pillars of peace, security and development in its overarching and sustainable dimensions.
The Museum Professional Association is established based on the Ministry of Culture strategy for the non-profit sector, adopted by the Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, which aims at building a diverse system of non-profit organizations comprising 16 professional associations in 13 cultural sectors throughout the Kingdom.
Mohammad Mehdi Esmaili made the remarks in an address to the 12th Conference of Ministers of Culture in the Islamic World in Doha, ISNA reported on Monday. “To protect our cultural, artistic, moral and spiritual assets, we need to share our ideas and activities through cultural dialogues and try to benefit from each other's strengths. The secretariat can serve as a platform to exchange experiences in scientific and cultural the fields,” he noted.
AlUla, Saudi Arabia: The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have signed in July 2023 a pioneering agreement that opens a new chapter for cultural collaboration, chartering the course for a new phase in AlUla’s long history as a nexus for cultural exchange and development.