Doha: The Qatari Forum for Authors intends to introduce a number of new initiatives, programmes and activities that contribute to strengthening the cultural movement in the country.
In a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA), the new director general of the Qatari Forum for Authors Dr. Aisha Jassim Al Kuwari said that the forum is going to build bridges of communication with various cultural institutions, noting that a set of goals have been achieved for writers and authors, while their ambition is still extended to reach other goals and objectives that aspire to serve culture in Qatar and the Arab world.
She explained that the forum will work during the coming period on the continuation of a set of initiatives and programmes that it is currently presenting, while new programmes, ideas and activities will be presented to keep pace with the writers’ aspirations. She stressed that the writers will be a major focus and an essential partner of these initiatives.
Minister of Culture H E Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad Al Thani issued yesterday a decision assigning Dr. Aisha Jassim Al Kuwari to perform the duties of director of the Qatari Forum for Authors.
The Qatari Forum for Authors is affiliated to the Ministry of Culture, and aims to support authors, publish members’ production and encouraging the translation of good ones into international languages, strengthening relations between authors and Arab and international unions of writers.