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Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development

United Arab Emirates

ABOUT


The Ministry was first established in 1972 under the name of the Ministry of Information and Culture. In 2006, Federal Decree-Law No. 1 of 2006 was issued, upon which the Ministry of Information and Culture was cancelled and Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development was developed. Among other things, the ministry is commissioned to represent the state in cultural and artistic conferences and festivals internally and externally; establish cultural seasons to benefit from the outcome of human thought; provide library services to the public; maintain the historical heritage of the country. Vision: Leadership in cultural and society development for the prosperity of the UAE Mission: to elevate cultural and society awareness; enhance the national identity and revive local heritage through effective coordination with partners and excellence in both service and human resources