Abu Dhabi launches packed programme of events for National Month of Reading

Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi,
13 March 2022, United Arab Emirates

In celebration of the National Month of Reading, held this year under the slogan "UAE Reads", MAKTABA at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has organised more than 100 virtual and in-person events, seminars, workshops, and competitions for March 2022.

Shaikha Mohamed Almehairi, Library Management Department Director at DCT Abu Dhabi, said, "Our National Month of Reading programming reflects our belief that reading, knowledge and development intersect, offering a diverse roster of events which aim to enhance community development across various sectors. The Treasuries of Knowledge exhibition is a particular highlight, showing how our world-class libraries, including digital libraries, have facilitated access to knowledge and resources for all segments of the Abu Dhabi population, setting the groundwork for the rapid development of the emirate and the country."