14 Mar 2018 - 9:25
QC launches ‘Future’s Writers’ Program
DOHA: Qatar Charity (QC) has launched the second edition of its “Future’s Writers” Program to promote young Qatari talents, during an event held at the headquarters of the Qatari Ministry of Culture and Sports.
The ceremony was attended by Minister of Culture and Sports H E Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali and Yousef bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, the CEO of Qatar Charity, in addition to several directors of the QC’s different departments, a number of staff from the Ministry and many social media activists and leaders.
The Minister of Culture and Sports said that the “Future’s Writers” Program is a seed for a project that will have a great impact not only in the Arab and Muslim world, but also in the whole world. The Minister pointed out that the idea of the program could should not remain regional, but it should be global.
“I’m still reading the young writers. They’re young, but a person can find out a lot of ideas and issues they have in their own way” the Minister said, stressing that these writings are great ideas from the book of young writers. The Minister thanked the organisers, partners and official sponsors and wished that this edition would be successful in discovering new talents in writing stories.
The CEO of Qatar Charity, Yusuf bin Ahmed Al Kuwari said: “We are very pleased with the level of cultural mobility in our country, as our “Future’s Writers” Program is welcomed and supported by the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and now we are here to launch the second edition of the program”.
He also thanked all the supporting bodies and partners of the “Future’s Writers” Program, particularly, Qatar University, Barwa Bank, Dar Roza Publishing House and the Khair Jalees Book Club.
Aisha Al Kuwari, Director of the Dar Roza Publishing House, said: “Our participation in this great cultural event along with other community bodies is to create a promising future, noting that one of the main goals of our publishing house is to encourage and promote young and promising talents, which is reflected in the “Future’s Writers” Program.
The ceremony also witnessed the signing of a cooperation agreement between Dar Roza Publishing House and Qatar Charity, under which the publishing house will print 1000 copies of the “Future’s Writers” free of charge.