Qatar Charity (QC) launched the sixth edition of ‘Future’s Writers’, a programme designed to develop the creative writing skills of school and university students.
The ceremony was attended by Maryam al-Hammadi, director of the Department of Culture and Arts at the Ministry of Culture; Abdulla Hamid Almulla, director of the Student Activities Department at Qatar University (QU); Hassan al-Nuaimi from the Ministry of Education and Higher Education; and Fareed Khaleel al-Siddieqy, head of the Local Projects Department at QC.
The sixth edition is being participated in by 228 schools, in addition to QU, University of Doha for Science and Technology, Community College of Qatar, and Al Noor Institute, and the Audio Education Complex.
In his opening remarks, al-Siddieqy, said the programme is meant to strengthen children’s relationship with the Arabic language and make them proficient in creatively expressing.
Al-Hammadi emphasised that the Ministry of Culture encourages cultural events and urged everyone to launch more such initiatives to facilitate the right to culture for all members of the community.
Al-Nuaimi stated that the Arabic language has a role to play in shaping the awareness of the community, and therefore the Ministry of Education has been taking part in the programme for the sixth year in a row to enhance the creative skills and literary taste of the students.
Almulla stressed that the programme is in line with QU's mission, which seeks to refine student abilities and discover latent talents.