Qatar Charity launches 6th edition of ‘Future’s Writers’ program
Qatar Charity (QC) launched the sixth edition of ‘Future’s Writers’, a program designed to develop the creative writing skills of school and university students, in the presence of many partners.The launching ceremony was attended by Ms. Maryam Al-Hammadi, Director of the Department of Culture and Arts at the Ministry of Culture, Mr. Abdulla Hamid Almulla, director of the Student Activities Department at Qatar University, and Mr. Hassan Al Nuaimi from the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, in addition to Mr. Fareed Khaleel Al-Siddieqy, Head of the Local Projects Department at Qatar Charity.The sixth edition of the program is being participated in by 228 schools, in addition to Qatar University, University of Doha for Science and Technology, Community College, and Al Noor Institute, and the Audio Education Complex.In his opening remarks, Mr. Fareed Khaleel Al-Siddieqy, Head of the Local Projects Department at Qatar Charity said, “Our interest in this program is part of our keenness to contribute to the cultural development of the country, in line with Qatar National Vision 2030, strengthen our children’s relationship with their Arabic language, make them proficient in creatively expressing and writing, especially the story, and provide writers who can contribute to the development of their country and nation.” He hoped that the program will provide a greater opportunity to discover the capabilities of talented members of the community and noted that the sixth edition will pay more attention to the winners of the previous editions, shedding light on their successful experiences.At the end of his speech, he thanked the program’s partners, who are the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, the Ministry of Culture, the Qatari Forum for Authors, and Qatar University.Ms. Maryam Al-Hammadi, Director of the Department of Culture and Arts at the Ministry of Culture, thanked Qatar Charity for its efforts in the in this program, and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education for supporting the program, which is being implemented at the level of schools and universities.She emphasized that the Ministry of Culture encourages all bodies to organize cultural events, as they play a role in promoting cultural movement in the community and urged everyone to launch and implement more such initiatives to facilitate the right to culture for all members of the community.Mr. Hassan Al-Nuaimi from the Ministry of Education and Higher Education praised the ‘Future’s Writers’ Program. He said that there is no doubt 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 program for the sixth year in a row to enhance the creative skills and literary taste of the students.Mr. Abdulla Hamid Almulla, director of the Student Activities Department at Qatar University, expressed the university’s pleasure to participate in the program, emphasizing that the program is in line with the university's mission, which seeks to refine student abilities and discover latent talents. He added that the program also enhances student work and discovers and develops students' creative talents, making them more able to express themselves and interact positively with the academic environment and with the labor market in the future after their graduation.He expressed his pride in the partnership between Qatar Charity and Qatar University in this program, hoping for the success of its current edition.