Nahyan bin Mubarak receives a copy of Ajman Encyclopedia

Abu Dhabi, 21st February, 2015 (WAM) – Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, and Chairman of the National Council of Tourism and Antiquities (NCTA), has received a copy of Ajman Encyclopedia from Faisal Al Nuaimi, General Manager of Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) the Ajman Government entity which produced the encyclopedia.

“Delivering a copy of Ajman Encyclopedia to Sheikh Nahyan comes out of ATDD’s belief in the importance of NCTA’s role in preserving national heritage and identity,” Al Nuaimi said.

“ATDD was assigned by HH Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman, to gather proper material and produce the encyclopedia which directly serves efforts to enhance national identity and preserve local heritage,” reaffirmed the ATDD general manager.

Increasing cultural awareness of Ajman’s distinguished potentials, antiquities and other attractions comes also high on the list of Ajman Encyclopedia targets, Faisal Al Nuaimi said.

“Ajman Encyclopedia, which offers documented scenes, data and information on Ajman, as part of the UAE and the Gulf region, was issued both in Arabic and English to share interested people and would be visitors with UAE local culture and traditions,” he added.

“It directly serves one of ATDD’s strategic goals namely providing an effective tool to promote Ajman locally, regionally and internationally,” he concluded.

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SOURCE: Wam