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The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development has approved its strategic plan for the year 2010 after a long meeting which was attended by the H.E. Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, executive directors and heads of department.
Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received at his Za'abeel Palace here last night a number of Emirati intellectuals, artists, poets, comedians, who paid him a courtesy call on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.
The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development is considering the idea of merging the nationwide folklore arts training programme with the recently launched 'Summer in My Country' project. The 'Summer in My Country 2010' will make room for adequate training of the young generation on the traditional arts and the heritage, which was launched as a separate project under the name 'Our generations and the Folklore Arts'.
Ajman Crown Prince and Chairman of Ajman Executive Council HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, has been briefed about the programmes and future plans of the Department of Culture and Information in Ajman for year 2009 to 2012.
Abdul Aziz Al Musallam, Head of Cultural Heritage Committee in the UAE Ministry of Culture, Youth '' Community Development, stated that the UAE makes great effort to maintain and preserve cultural heritage and the ministry issued Nabati poems narrating UAE culture and history.
In a drive to mark Al Quds as capital of the Arab Culture 2009, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development and Emirates Writers Union, have jointly issued anthology of Palestinian Poet Motawakil Tah.