Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The Arabic Language Center Abu Dhabi (ALC), part of the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the leading research organization TRENDS Research & Advisory to jointly position Arabic as a leading language on the global stage.
The agreement was signed during the 53rd Cairo International Book Fair, which recently concluded at the Egypt International Exhibition Center.
ALC’s mandate is to promote the use of the Arabic language around the world, aided by initiatives with partners. Based in Abu Dhabi TRENDS Research & Advisory analyzes geopolitical and economic opportunities and challenges, and measures the impact of the most pressing issues facing the world today.
The two entities will collaborate on scientific research, expert exchange programs and organize joint scientific and research events, especially those related to the support, development and advancement of the Arabic language.
The MoU was signed by His Excellency Dr. Ali bin Tamim, President of ALC, and Dr. Mohammed Abdullah Al-Ali, CEO and Founder of TRENDS Research & Advisory, in the presence of a number of officials of both organizations.
HE Dr bin Tamim stressed the importance of the agreement in strengthening the Arabic language as a leader in the fields of culture and knowledge, explaining that the partnership with a prestigious research institution such as TRENDS Research & Advisory joined the efforts of the Center to strengthen the influence of the Arabic language at the international level.
HE Dr bin Tamim said: “The Arabic Language Center Abu Dhabi has an ambitious strategic mission to develop cooperation frameworks and promote joint action to support and advance the Arabic language in all areas, including research. science has a key role to play. This partnership with TRENDS Research & Advisory will help realize our vision to ensure the prominent role of the Arabic language in the cultural, creative and educational spheres, positioning Arabic as a pillar of communication on the world stage.
Dr. Al-Ali of TRENDS Research & Advisory said, “This agreement with the Arabic Language Center Abu Dhabi will open up broader opportunities for cooperation in scientific and cultural fields to advance the Arabic language. It will also extend to supporting cultural and research activities, ultimately achieving our common scientific and research goals by promoting joint efforts to spread the Arabic language and improve its global positioning.
Dr. Al-Ali commended the efforts of the Arabic Language Center Abu Dhabi, particularly in promoting a culture of reading in the Arab community and its initiatives to support Arabic language learners.
The MoU will facilitate the parties’ joint efforts in the large-scale promotion of Arabic around the world, with crucial research enabling more accurate evaluation and development of Arabic language programs. The agreement also provides for cooperation in the translation of books and scientific articles, the exchange of experts and researchers to write publications prepared by the two parties and participate in their respective scientific and research events.
The signing of the MoU by the Arabic Language Center Abu Dhabi stems from its commitment to partner with think tanks and research institutes that work to disseminate knowledge and empower for a more understanding and tolerant coexistence.
About Arabic Language Center Abu Dhabi
The Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, established following a directive from His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, under the Ministry of Culture and of Abu Dhabi Tourism, works to support Arabic language development and modernization through comprehensive strategies and frameworks, enrich the scientific, educational, cultural and creative contributions of the Arabic language, promote language proficiency Arabic and cultural understanding, and supporting Arab talents in the fields of writing, translation, publishing, scientific research, arts, content creation and organization of book fairs. The Center strives to achieve its core vision through dedicated programs, human expertise and meaningful partnerships with the world’s most prestigious technical, cultural and academic institutions.
About the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
The Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT Abu Dhabi) drives the sustainable growth of Abu Dhabi’s culture and tourism sectors, fuels economic progress and helps achieve Abu Dhabi’s broader global ambitions Dubai. By working in partnership with the organizations that define the emirate’s position as a leading international destination, DCT Abu Dhabi strives to unite the ecosystem around a shared vision of the emirate’s potential, coordinate efforts and investments, to propose innovative solutions and to use the best tools, policies and systems to support the culture and tourism industries.
DCT Abu Dhabi’s vision is defined by the people, heritage and landscape of the emirate. We work to enhance Abu Dhabi’s status as a place of authenticity, innovation and unparalleled experiences, represented by its living traditions of hospitality, pioneering initiatives and creative thinking.
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