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05 April 2012 H.E Minister of Culture receives UN Media Office Director

Culture Minister Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa received UN Media Office Director for the GCC Nejib Friji, to discuss the constant and continuous cooperation between the Ministry of Culture and the Centre. Shaikha Mai praised Mr. Friji’s efforts and continuous cultural cooperation with the Ministry of Culture.


The Director of the United Nations Media Centre for the Arabian Gulf countries, Najib Friji hailed plans and programmes pursued by the Ministry of Culture to upgrade media and journalism work as well as cultural and heritage activities that enhances the image of the Kingdom of Bahrain in these areas.
Friji lauded the outstanding efforts of Minister of Culture, Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, which have deep impact on the achievements realized by the Ministry, such as the successful organization of the 15th International Book Fair, dedication of a special pavilion for the Centre to exhibit its publications, offering an opportunity to interact with different visitors of the Fair.  .

He also hailed Shaikha's Mai keenness in strengthening and promoting dialogue between cultures and civilizations.  Fostering dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples in the service of peace has long been one of Shaikha Mai objectives and has become ever more important in today’s world, where learning to live with diversity is no longer optional.

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