His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan Receives H.E. Dr. Jamal
Sanad Al-Suwaidi; Receives Copies of The Mirage in Three Languages
His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, on Wednesday (October 28), received H.E. Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, Director General of the ECSSR, in his office at the Ministry in Abu Dhabi. During the meeting, H.E. Dr. Jamal Al Suwaidi presented copies of his book Al-Sarab (The Mirage) to H.E. Sheikh Nahyan in the presence of Afra Al-Sabri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development. H.E. Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi’s book, The Mirage, has been released in Arabic, English, and French.
H.E. Dr. Jamal Al-Suwaidi expressed his happiness over the opportunity to present copies of his book to Sheikh Nahyan and thanked him for the support provided in the field of culture and to intellectuals, thinkers and innovators in the country. During the meeting, they discussed the content of the book, which tackles political-religious groups that are exploiting religion to achieve their political ambitions and grab power. According to observers, The Mirage, has dominated the Arab intellectual and cultural discourse in record time. It has captured the attention of many thinkers, researchers in the Arab world and in Western countries.
H.E. Sheikh Nahyan thanked H.E. Dr. Jamal Al-Suwaidi for presenting him copies of this valuable book and for his research and relentless efforts to enlighten public opinion by highlighting important issues considering the circumstances prevailing in the region.
H.E. Dr. Jamal Al-Suwaidi extended an invitation to H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan to attend an event being organized by Cancer Patient Care Society (Rahma) at 04:00 PM on Saturday, 7 November, 2015, at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. Rahma Yas aims to help raise awareness among the community about the society and its objectives. The event is also designed to attract volunteers and donors in support of its humanitarian objectives.
CPCS was launched under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces (may Allah protect him), at the Emirates Palace hotel, Abu Dhabi, on 15 September 2015. H.E. Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi is the Chairman of the Society. Rahma seeks to develop innovative mechanisms to help, support and relieve the pain of those diagnosed with cancer. It extends psychological and moral support and provides useful advice to the patients’ families and friends.
H.E. Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, along with H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, attended a ceremony held for the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development and Mohammed V-Agdal-Abu Dhabi University.
The MoU will enable library goers in the UAE to access better knowledge and information services through convenient, effective and innovative channels. It will also contribute towards developing efficient measures, ensure quality of library, expand the number of users and ensure optimum utilisation of the library’s resources to increase awareness levels.