Abu Dhabi Municipality Holds ‘Our Library – Biography of Zayed’ at Al Wathba

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Published July 25th, 2018 - 09:15 GMT
During the event
During the event

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM), in collaboration with the Red Crescent and the Culture and Tourism Authority, has held ‘Our Library – Biography of Zayed’ at the library of Al Wathba Park to familiarise children and upcoming generations with the biography of the UAE founder the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The event was also in celebration of the centennial birthday of the UAE leader and as part of the Year of Zayed initiatives. It showcases the role of the UAE builder and the huge achievements as well as the immortal humanitarian efforts.

‘Our Library – Biography of Zayed’ is also part of the annual agenda of the social and humanitarian events of Al Wathba Center as it hosts 25 orphans, gives them gifts and makes every effort to make them happier. Cultural quizzes were made focused on the biography of the UAE founder Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and his role in establishing the UAE. The Municipality, Red Crescent and the Culture and Tourism Authority presented several activities during the event such as reading the story of Sheikh Zayed.

The Municipality and partners also reviewed the legacy and achievements of Zayed in the UAE and the world over. They highlighted the role of Zayed in the UAE’s establishment and renaissance and narrated his achievements at the local, regional and international levels.

Such events contribute to diffusing the culture of reading among kids and urging them to spend their free time in a positive manner that brings back benefits to them and the community as a whole. Such events can be adopted as a cultural and intellectual pattern and practice. The Municipality will continue with the holding of such events to promote the social and cultural values of community members and at the same capitalize on such events to bring happiness to people, especially children.

Background Information

بلدية مدينة أبوظبي

نعمل في دائرة التخطيط العمراني والبلديات على تفعيل استراتيجية أبوظبي للتطوير الشامل وندعمها من خلال خطة أبوظبي وترجمة مبادئها الجوهرية إلى واقع مَلموس بعملنا على تطوير خطط هيكلية استراتيجية تساعد في رسم ملامح مستقبل التطور المتكامل لإمارة أبوظبي استناداً إلى أُسس مدروسة تدخل فيها اعتبارات البنية التحتية، والبيئة، وسهولة الوصول، والنسيج العمراني، ومساحات الأراضي المتاحة وأفضل استخداماتها، والخدمات التي تمكننا من إعداد استراتيجيات تخطيطية تغطي جميع أرجاء الإمارة.


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