Qatar, represented by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, has participated in the intellectual symposium "Restructuring the Cultural Strategy of the Gulf Co-operation Council", organised by the Kuwaiti National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters.
The symposium discussed a new strategy to keep up with the visions of the future, taking into account the technical developments of the new media and changes, challenges and priorities and the intensification of cultural activities and programmes that have a positive impact in this aspect.
Mohamed Saeed al-Baloushi, adviser to HE the Minister of Culture and Sports, participated in the symposium, which ended on Friday evening with a paper titled "Cultural Heritage and its Role in Promoting Gulf Identity", while Ali Shalash al-Hajri of the Department of Legal Affairs at the Ministry of Culture and Sports presented a working paper entitled "Modernising the Regulations of Cultural and Artistic Associations".
Kaltham Abdulrahman, head of Department of Culture and Arts also presented a paper entitled "Methods and Tools for Presenting and Promoting Gulf Cultural Outcomes".
The three-day symposium discussed 21 different research papers in the field of culture, heritage and identity in the Gulf to present proposals and recommendations to be included in the GCC cultural strategy project.