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UAE declares 2016 as the year of reading


With the aim to boost the country’s position as a global capital for culture and knowledge, UAE has declared the year 2016 the year of reading.

The same was announced by President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan after the Cabinet approved the declaration of 2016 as the year of reading and instructed the competent authorities to start preparing a national framework that promotes reading among Emirati generations.

“We gave our directives that the year 2016 be the year of reading because reading the basic skill for a new generation of scientists, intellectual, researchers and innovators,” the President said.


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