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Culture Minister meets with his Saudi Counterpart

Thursday، 08 December 2022 - 12:00 AM

Culture Minister Nevin Al-Kilany met on 8/12/2022 with Saudi Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, on the sidelines of the 23rd session of the Conference of Arab Culture Ministers, which was held in Riyadh and organized by the Saudi Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO).

During the meeting, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Ministries of Culture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arab Republic of Egypt to enhance the cooperation in the cultural field.
The memorandum of understanding aims to enhance joint cooperation in various cultural fields, including heritage, visual arts, performing arts, literature, books, publishing, Islamic decoration and other creative tracks.
It also included work to enhance the participation of the Egyptian and Saudi intellectuals in various festivals and cultural events held in the two countries, in addition to the joint cooperation in training and qualifying local artistic cadres, and benefiting from experiences in the two countries in the fields of museums, urban heritage and handicraft industries.
Prince Badr valued the strong strategic relations between the Kingdom and the Republic of Egypt in all cultural fields. The two sides also discussed cooperation in the field of registering intangible heritage files in UNESCO, and cooperation in the field of exchanging experiences through cultural scholarship programs.


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