Mon 13-03-2023 12:47 PM
ABU DHABI, 13th March, 2023 (WAM) — The Scientific Committee of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre (ALC), part of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), held its first meeting in 2023.
The meeting explored the Centre’s strategy and plans for the year ahead, discussed the committee’s objectives and responsibilities and highlighted the ALC’s accomplishments over the past year.
The meeting was chaired by Dr. Ali bin Tamim, Chairman of the ALC, with the members of the Scientific Committee in attendance.
“The Scientific Committee of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre is a notable addition to the Centre’s development of the projects and initiatives,” said bin Tamim. “It presents innovative visions and scenarios that support this mandate and the Centre’s vision to cement Abu Dhabi’s role in championing the Arabic language across all cultural, creative, and educational fields.”
The meeting’s agenda covered several topics, most notably, discussing the committee’s responsibilities and objectives, and going over the ALC’s most significant achievements in 2021 and 2022.
The meeting also discussed the execution plan for upcoming projects, which include the 32nd Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, to be held from 22nd to 28th May 2023; the second International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries on 21st May 2023; and the ninth Abu Dhabi Translation Conference, which is set to be hosted on the side-lines of the ALC’s participation in the 2023 Bologna Children’s Book Fair.
Esraa Esmail/ Rola AlGhoul