Minister of Culture: Utilizing Culture towards Green Future Contributes to Instilling Culture in Global Development Debate

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Riyadh, December 7, 2022, SPA -- Under the patronage of Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, Minister of Culture and Chairman of the National Committee for Education, Culture and science, the Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO), in Riyadh today organized the 23rd Conference of Arab Culture Ministers in the presence of ministers and officials from 20 Arab countries and representatives of the Arab League and regional and international organizations.
The minister of culture, who is also president of the 23rd session, said: "This year's session, whose main theme is: "Culture and the green future," aims to make the cultural sector more sustainable, as we seek to make it the starting point of international efforts involving the cultural sector with its various branches, extending to cover all elements of its value chain."
He added: "The utilization of culture towards the green future contributes to instilling culture in the global development debate, which receives the full attention of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, through the Kingdom's participation in global cultural platforms, where the “Culture and the green future " theme conforms to the goals of the Kingdom Vision 2030 ", which, in return, highlights the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s support to collective efforts to enhance knowledge, skills and practices related to making the cultural sector more sustainable and environmentally friendly."
During the conference, the ministers stressed the importance of giving new momentum to the role of culture in achieving sustainable development, while working to develop effective sectorial policies that bring added value to collective efforts to move towards a more creative and sustainable future.
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