Kuwari lauds Qatari-Italian cultural ties

MINISTER of Culture, Arts and Heritage HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al Kuwari lauded ties of cooperation between Qatar and Italy, particularly in areas of art and culture.

Speaking to an Italian news agency on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of Giffoni Film Festival, Kuwari said,”We are proud that Doha has now become one of the most important cities in the Arab world in a short span of time. In recent years, Qatar has witnessed major improvements in the cultural infrastructure. These include theatres, museums and cinemas. The only film festival for young people is also in Doha.”

The minister stressed the role of culture in solving global problems.”The major issues we are experiencing today are linked to culture. If the international community gives more importance to culture then some of the issues related to extremism can be solved,” he said.
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Source News: Qatar Tribune