(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The Ministry of Education and Higher Education signed yesterday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Culture and Sports represented in Nomas Centre to maintain and strengthen the sense of Qatari identity.
Director of Independent Schools Office Khalifa Saad al-Derham represented the Ministry of Education in signing the MoU.
Signing on behalf of the Ministry of Culture was Director of Activities and Youth Events Abdul Rahman bin Mohamed al-Hajri. The agreement involves holding a number of cultural events for boys and girls.
Al-Derham said that the agreement aims to strengthen the sense of Qatari identity and culture among students to help them grow up with a balance between modernity and their own heritage.Such an initiative also helps the country maintain its values and traditions.
For his part, al-Hajri said the agreement involves the Nomas Centre holding a number of workshops to raise the awareness of students on the centre's activities.
It will also hold different cultural workshops for boys and girls.
The targeted age groups according to al-Hajri were from the fifth grade to the ninth grade.