Mohammed bin Zayed directs to allocate 6 million dirhams to buy books from the Abu Dhabi Fair and distribute them to schools
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, has directed to allocate six million dirhams to purchase a valuable set of books, references and educational materials within 500 thousand titles in the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair that launched today, to be distributed to the state school libraries This is in support of the education sector and to enrich the references and means of acquiring the sciences and knowledge available to all students in the various educational levels.
Education Minister Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi said: “Supporting the book is support for the minds that represent the main pillar in the renaissance of any country. Hence, we extend our sincere gratitude and gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, for this support that would enhance the knowledge and cultural march of all students by making a wide variety of the latest literary publications presented by the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to be within their grasp. It will also contribute greatly to broadening their perceptions and informing them of different civilizations and cultures to refine their skills and add to the experiences they gain over the course of their educational journey. ”
For his part, Head of the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, Mohammed Khalifa Al Mubarak, said: “We value this grant, which reflects the vision and wisdom of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, which aims to provide support and assistance to all vital sectors in the country, especially as it coincides with the announcement of the exemption of the role Publication of paying the booths fees due for their participation in the activities of the current session of the exhibition ».
He continued: “We affirm our keenness to start immediate cooperation with the Ministry of Education to choose titles that meet the aspirations of students at various school levels, and to provide school libraries with the latest and most important literary, scientific, cultural and educational publications in a way that contributes to motivating everyone to read and discover various civilizations and cultures.
In line with His Highness’s vision to encourage students to read, and to make the book, reading, learning, and knowledge discovery a priority for members of the UAE community.
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