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27 August 2013 In Celebration of “ Year of Art”, Minister of Culture Receives German Acting Ambassador
In Celebration of “ Year of Art”,
Minister of Culture Receives German Acting Ambassador

As part of its constant search for new creative  ideas and  intellectual richness,  H.E Minister of Culture, Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, received on Monday 26 August, Acting Ambassador of Germany to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Holker Telemann. The two parties discussed appropriate steps for holding an exhibition for maritime vessels statutes  in October 2014, and reviewed future cooperation and efforts to conduct a series of cultural and intellectual activities between the two countries.

H.E Sahikha Mai Bint Mohammad Al-Khalifa,  Minister of Culture, hailed the joint cultural relations, and underlined the Kingdom of Bahrain’s efforts to enrich the next year with various types of cultural and artistic programs under the theme “ The Year of Art”. The Minister of Culture expressed  her confidence that the fruitful cooperation between the German Embassy and the Ministry of Culture would bring the two peoples closer and would widen human perceptions and visions. The minister added that she is looking forward to  hold the maritime expo in 2014, which would enhance and highlight the importance of the sea as a vital source for the development of  the Kingdom of Bahrain.

The German Acting Ambassador explained  that the maritime expo will be comprising of approximately 20-30 maritime vessels’ miniatures  from the International Maritime Museum Hamburg. The exhibition’s  aim, he added, is to attract new groups of the society into the world of museums, such as engineers and navigators, looking forward to hold the expo and to develop cultural communication with the Kingdom. The Acting  German Ambassador added that after the success of  the Japanese Dolls exhibition organized by the Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with the Japanese Embassy, the German embassy has decided to follow this interactive and communicative strategy with the Bahraini public at large.

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