Saudi Arabia to Host 23rd Conference of Arab Culture Ministers in 2022

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Riyadh, June 16, 2021, SPA – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) have agreed for the former to host the 23rd Conference of Arab Culture Ministers in 2022.
The event will be organized by the Ministry of Culture and under the patronage of Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, Minister of Culture and Chairman of the Saudi National Commission for Education, Culture and Science.
The conference is among important cultural events in the Arab world and is biennially held by ALECSO with hosting the 22 member states to enhance exchanging cultures and bridging gaps among Arab countries. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia last chaired the conference in 2015 in its 19th session that was held under the title “Arabic language, a platform for cultural-humanitarian integration”.
Hosting the conference by the Kingdom is an extension of its fruitful efforts in educational, cultural and scientific fields at the local and regional levels, and ensures its outstanding cultural presence that stems from the support of the Minister of Culture.
The cultural sector in the Kingdom has proven its unprecedented readiness in preparing and developing a series of cultural activities, initiatives and events despite the difficult circumstances that the world was facing due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, which reflects the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s high attention to cultural activities and its big role in realizing the visions of Arab countries, enhancing rapprochement among Arab peoples and providing more cooperation opportunities through culture.
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