Qatar to take part in International Culture Summit in Edinburgh

August 11, 2014 - 1:38:33 am

DOHA: Qatar is to take part in the Second Conference of Edinburgh International Culture Summit, which began in Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh yesterday and ends tomorrow. More than 100 countries are taking part.

The Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage H E Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari is leading a Qatari delegation to the conference.

He is set to address the conference, highlighting the Qatari cultural scene and the position of culture in Qatar National Vision 2030 and the Development Strategy 2011-2016.

The conference will focus on the importance of serious work for the dissemination of culture between peoples and societies in all countries, and the establishment of the understanding of the implications of culture. It provides a unique forum for the discussion of the power, position and profile of the arts, culture and creative industries.