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Year of Reading: Year of Reading

Year of Reading!

"In December 2015,  President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan declared 2016 as the Year of Reading to create a generation of book lovers and consolidate the country’s position as a global capital for knowledge and culture."




On the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Cabinet has approved the declaration of 2016 as the UAE Reading Year. The Cabinet issued directives to start preparing an integrated national literacy strategy and a framework to produce a reading generation and establish the UAE as the capital of cultural and knowledge content. - See more at:


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