The Moroccan Minister of Culture receives the Chairman of Albabtain Cultural Foundation.
January 27, 2018
Today, Friday, the Moroccan Minister of Culture, Mohamed Alaraj, received at his office the Chairman of Albabtain Cultural Foundation, Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, who is visiting Morocco to attend the ceremony held in Fes on Saturday, honoring his efforts in supporting Moroccan and Arab culture.
In a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) after the meeting, Albabtain expressed his delight to be in the Kingdom of Morocco, which shares distinguished relations with Kuwait, especially in the cultural field.
He emphasized the importance of culture in strengthening relations between Arab nations, particularly between the brotherly peoples of Kuwait and Morocco, under the leadership of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and his brother His Majesty King Mohammed VI.
Furthermore, Albabtain affirmed his Foundation's commitment to enriching cultural and intellectual life in Arab countries by supporting creators, writers, and intellectuals across various Arab nations, encouraging creativity in the fields of culture, thought, and literature.
In a similar statement to KUNA, the Moroccan Minister of Culture also praised the exceptional historical relations between the two countries and commended the significant role of Albabtain Cultural Foundation in enhancing cultural relations, particularly through its support to Moroccan culture.
He lauded Abdulaziz Albabtain's exemplary personality as an Arab intellectual who dedicates himself to serving the causes of Arab and Islamic identity and promoting them worldwide, highlighting the values of dialogue, tolerance, coexistence, and peace that underpin Arab and Islamic civilization.
The minister emphasized the importance of showcasing and disseminating these values among nations to refute any misconceptions attempting to slander Islamic culture by associating it with violence and extremism, which he clarified is entirely unfounded.