June 20, 2018

Emirati Malid in Bahrain

Ambassador Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Sheikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa – Picture by Emirates News Agency.

Monday, 28 May 2018, Muharraq, Kingdom of Bahrain: The Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development of the UAE in collaboration with the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities in the Kingdom of Bahrain, co-organised a community evening entitled “The Emirati Malid”, a cultural event that celebrates religious occasions, especially during the holy month of Ramadan.

These events were held in the presence of HE Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Sheikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Culture and Antiquities Authority, Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to Bahrain, and a number of high-level officials representing both nations.

Al Kaabi pointed out that the participation of the UAE sends a message of appreciation and celebration to the city of Muharraq after being named the Islamic Cultural Capital 2018, demonstrates the city’s cultural diversity, its history, and the originality of its heritage as one of the most important human and cultural sites in the Gulf region.

Sheikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa uttered from her side “the event of the Emirati Malid coincides with the integrated programme developed by the Bahrain Culture and Antiquities Authority to celebrate the city of Muharraq, the capital of Islamic culture in 2018. The Authority has offered a variety of events over the years through cultural initiatives, annual festivals, and special events. This event is an opportunity to acquaint the Bahraini people to a glimpse of the rich Emirati heritage and history, which will strengthen the cultural relations between Bahrain and the UAE, as well as enhance knowledge exchange between the two nations.”

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