Our belief in culture and Islamic heritage is permanent and deep-rooted
Qatar has adopted, sponsored and implemented dozens of initiatives and pilot projects
His Excellency Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior said that “State of Qatar has adopted, sponsored and implemented dozens of initiatives and pilot projects to enhance and embody our permanent and deep-rooted belief in culture and Islamic heritage”.
His Excellency stressed through a tweet, on his official account on “Twitter”, after the launch of the events of “Doha, Capital of Culture in the Islamic World in 2021, that “# Our culture is Enlightenment due to the great human values it reflects, which makes it worthy to be taken as a slogan of the events.”
Doha, Capital of Culture in the Islamic World, was launched under the patronage of His Highness, Emir of the country. Our belief in culture and Islamic heritage is permanent and deep-rooted. In fact, Qatar has adopted, sponsored and implemented dozens of initiatives and pilot projects to enhance and embody them”.
The event of “Doha, the capital of culture in the Islamic world for 2021, was launched yesterday, Monday. The event is hosted by the State of Qatar under the slogan “Our Culture is Enlightenment” and lasts all along the year under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture and Sports.
The hosting program includes more than 70 various events to reflect the great perceptions of hosting and the perceptions of the country in general. Hosting this event in such circumstances shows Qatar’s ability to carry challenges in order to fulfill the promises.
Hosting the event of “Doha, Capital of Culture in the Islamic World” aims at promoting eternal Islamic values, especially those based on science and human dignity. In fact, this event seeks to reinforce Islamic cultural heritage in an interconnected digital world and also to encourage creativity and innovation as civilized values that enrich Islamic civilization. Furthermore, it drives at inspiring Muslim generations to enrich the cultural scene through a productive and effective role at the global level and focusing on cultural diversity as an added value for Islamic countries and Islamic culture in general. Last but not least, the hosting of “Doha, Capital of Culture in the Islamic World” intends to introduce the cultural experience of the State of Qatar, and the efforts made to promote Islamic culture.
Since its launch in 2005, ISESCO’s Program for Cultural Capitals in the Islamic World aims to celebrate cultural cities that have a prominent cultural history, perpetuate their cultural and civilizational glories, enhance cultural and civilizational dialogue, and consolidate the values of coexistence and understanding between peoples. In fact, three cities are chosen every year, and each of them represents one of the three geographical regions of the OIC member states (the Arab region – the African region – the Asian region).