Arabic Language Summit Held at Expo 2020 Dubai
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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, attended the first Global Arabic Language Summit, which took place at the Dubai Expo 2020 on Sunday.
He was in attendance at the inaugural Global Arabic Language Summit at Expo 2020 on Sunday, which was also attended by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Dubai’s Vice President and Ruler.
He was accompanied by the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States as well as the Arab Ministers of Culture.
On Twitter, Sheikh Mohammed wrote, “The Arabic language deserves numerous summits because it is a summit in terms of beauty, breadth, and comprehensiveness, as well as a conduit for civilisation in all of its dimensions.”
“I also witnessed the signing of the UAE Declaration on the Arabic Language,” says the author. I signed it in the presence of the Arab Ministers of Culture.
“We pledge to use it as the language of our national identity, culture, and sciences,” says the group.
The event was officially launched on Sunday by Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth in the UAE.
As a group, we are beginning a new chapter of collaboration and partnership with the goal of assisting and enabling the Arabic language to become the language of knowledge and civilized communication.
In conjunction with the Arab Culture Ministers’ Meeting at Expo 2020 Dubai, the UAE Ministry of Culture and Youth will present the first event, which will be themed “Bridging Cultures. Connecting Civilizations,” in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center. The second event, which will be themed “Bridging Cultures. Connecting Civilizations,” will be presented by the UAE Ministry of Culture and Youth in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center and will be themed “Bridging Cultures.”
On the 19th and 20th of December, a series of panel discussions and workshops will be held to discuss the importance of the Arabic language and culture.
According to Ms. Al Kaabi, the conference’s goal is to foster meaningful discussion about the language’s future and the critical role it plays in enhancing the region’s global presence in the world. The conference will be held in English.
Her words: “Today’s meeting represents a window of opportunity through which we may be able to envision a bright and exciting future for our language.”
In conjunction with World Arabic Language Day, which is observed on December 18 each year, the event’s launch will take place.
On this day in 1973, the United Nations General Assembly approved Arabic as the organization’s sixth official language, making it the world body’s sixth official language.
According to Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit, “the Arabic language is still alive and capable of being used by capable nations.”
Arabic is the language of the Quran – it is the language in which we read the holy book, says the author.
Distinguished contributions to the Arabic language have earned Dr Mojeb Al Zahrani, the general director of the Institut du Monde Arabe, the distinction of being the year’s Person of the Year.
Kadim Al Sahir, an Iraqi singer, performed at the event to express gratitude to countries and individuals working to increase the popularity of the language in the country.
What is United Arab Emirates’ Arabic Language Declaration ?
The Arabic Declaration of the United Arab Emirates contains ten fundamental principles.
- For several reasons, Arabic is inextricably linked to Arab identity.
2. Innovative approaches to teaching and studying the language in schools should be developed, including collaboration with specialist research centers to implement new curricula based on international best practices and to develop professional development programs for Arabic language instructors. This fact provides the ability to impart knowledge in a scientific manner.
3. The declaration emphasized the critical importance of improving the quality of Arabic digital content in order to provide Arab users with valuable and dependable resources to assist them in their daily lives and jobs; and,
4. Technology should be used to develop a digital infrastructure that is tolerant of Arabic language usage and culture.
5. The fifth principle emphasizes the importance of education and the media in the process of promoting the Arabic language as a second language as a second language. There is a strong emphasis placed on the introduction of grants and the establishment of a system to protect intellectual property rights.
6. The contribution of Arabic to global knowledge must be increased through development and investment in translation services.
7. The declaration emphasizes the importance of investing in the translation of scientific and research articles in order to make them more accessible to researchers and scientists worldwide. 8. It is also recommended that their work be translated into different languages.
8. The eighth principle emphasizes Arabic’s status as a world language throughout the world. Through collaborations with academic institutions and cultural institutions, knowledge should be disseminated throughout the world.
9. In accordance with national standards and policies, the ninth premise is established. In Arab societies, sound linguistic planning is essential, and this should be developed by governments and community organizations and then translated into linguistic policies for the Arabic language in education, the media, and industry.
10. An announcement on the future of the Arabic language is the subject of the tenth and final principle of the document. The aim of the project is to develop contemporary approaches to the language’s contemporary difficulties.