20 November 2019 10:19 PM

The Minister of Culture Agrees To Issue Encyclopedias For Writers And Creators

Monday، 15 April 2019 - 01:40 PM

Dr. Inas Abdel-Dayem, Minister of Culture and Dr. Said El Masry, Secretary-General of The Supreme Council of Culture, met with the story committee and its reporter and the writer Youssef Al-Qayad who thanked them for the success of the first Edition of " Female Writers' Forum" , in which 16 female figures  - in
literature, science, media , social sciences -  were honored.

 He also praised the role of The Supreme Council of Culture in formulating the policies that serve creativity and promote cultural work to achieve modern developments in the modern era and to serve the Egyptian citizen.

During the meeting, many suggestions and projects, aiming at stimulating writers and innovators, were discussed, including organizing seminars, literary evenings, readings in the work of some Egyptian and Arab writers, as part of the coming conference of novel and the study of the possibility of converting some of the great literary novels to theatrical performances in cooperation with the cultural production sector.

 The committee members have a set of ideas, including publishing literary encyclopedias to document the narratives production, the creation of an electronic database issued by the Council about all figures and pioneers of thought, literature, art and social sciences to be a guide for the public and researchers .

For her part the Minister of Culture directed to generalize this idea to all the committees of the Council, in addition to renewing a prize for the realization of heritage .

Moreover, the meeting tackled many other issues related to the development of publishing policies. Abdel Dayem called for communication with the writers in the provinces through, benefiting from its theaters distributed in all the provinces of Egypt. She also called for setting a new strategic vision for the future to achieve the cultural and literary expansion in various governorates, pointing to the need to put standards for the selection of works nominated for publication to be valuable for different generations of creators, stressing that Egypt and the Ministry of Culture will continue to support young creators by publishing their work and empower them culturally.

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