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22 March 2012 Culture Minister Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa today received His Majesty's Advisor for Media Affairs

Culture Minister Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa today received His Majesty's Advisor for Media Affairs Nabeel Al-Hamer and discussed Manama Capital of Arab Culture 2012, stressing the importance of the event in projecting the true image reflecting Bahrain's civilization and deep-rooted history of co-existence and freedom of expression.

Mr. Nabeel Hamar emphasized the need to take account of universal values while recognizing cultural diversity, the importance of national measures to harmonize national cultural policies and the need to preserve the pluralism of grassroots cultural initiatives in order to promote mutual understanding as well as respect and consideration between individuals and nations in view of the risk of disagreements and conflicts. The meeting was another occasion to stress the importance of promoting Bahrain as the new cultural destination and trace back the glory of its past.

The two sides also discussed means of promoting the concepts of culture, protection of heritage and national identity.

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