(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Sidi Mohamed | The Peninsula
In the presence of representatives of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) and the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), the Ministry of Culture and Sports hosted yesterday the Induction Days of the two organisations.
The event, organised under the supervision of the Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, aims to strengthen cooperation and coordination between the Qatari Commission and other organisations including ALECSO and ISESCO, and the means of benefiting from these organisations in developing and updating educational, cultural and media policies within the country.
The second day of the event will be held at Cultural Village Foundation Katara to introduce the two organisations' efforts and strategies and ways to cooperate and benefit from the programmes offered by them.
'Qatar was one of the first countries to join the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It established the Qatar National Commission to act as a liaison between UNESCO and the ministries and authorities concerned with the sectors of education, science and culture, said Secretary General of the Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science Dr Hamda Hassan Al Sulaiti.
In her speech on the occasion, Al Sulaiti spoke about the cooperation that binds the Commission with international and regional organisations, including ALECSO and ISESCO, and ways to benefit from these organisations in the areas of education, culture and media policies in the country.
In order to benefit from potential as a civilized framework for people around the world and the expertise in development, Al Sulaiti stressed the continuation in the distinguished relations between Qatar and these organisations, pointing out that the cooperation between Qatar and these organisations gave a positive impact through implementing a number of projects.
Mohammed Al Gamari, Director of the Secretariat of the Executive Council, General Conference and Specialized Conferences of ISESCO, praised the cooperation between the ISESCO and the State of Qatar through a number of ministries and national institutions and charitable and humanitarian organisations in various educational, cultural and scientific fields.
He also stressed that the Directorate of Executive Council will continue to strengthen cooperation with member states, and seeks in accordance with its new vision to achieve sustainable development and highlight the civilizational model of the Islamic world in the international arena by contributing to international and regional efforts aimed at achieving the development goals of the Islamic world.