01 March 2023

Juma Al Majid Center Participates in Umm Al Quwain Creative Center’s Reading Month Events

Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage in Dubai participated on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, in the symposium titled “The Arabic Language: Language of Civilization.” This event was organized by the Umm Al Quwain Creative Center, affiliated with the Ministry of Culture and Youth, as part of the activities during the Reading Month celebrated by the United Arab Emirates every March.
The center’s participation was represented in an exhibition of manuscripts that included thirty paintings that covered many topics, including a painting drawn in a beautiful artistic way in which the beautiful names of God and the attributes of the Messenger of God, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him, are written, in addition to other manuscripts in various sciences and arts such as poetry, grammar, astronomy, engineering, medicine, pharmacy and genealogy, with a copy A line from the Holy Qur’an dating back to the year 1312 AH.
The center also displayed samples of manuscript papers that were damaged due to biological infections such as insects, rodents and bacteria, or natural injuries such as fires, floods and poor storage, then the center maintains and restores them.
Abdullah Ali Bu Osaiba, Director of the Umm Al Quwain Creative Center, said: “This forum coincides with the launch of the Month of Reading to shed light on the historical and archaeological value of our Arab heritage, and highlight the importance of preserving and restoring this heritage and transmitting it safely to future generations.”
At the end of the forum, Mr. Abdullah Ali Bu Osaiba praised the great efforts made by the Juma Al Majid Center in the field of preserving heritage and establishing and consolidating the foundations of culture. He honored the Center with a certificate of thanks, which was received on behalf of the Center by Mr. Anwar Al Dhaheri, Head of the Public Relations Division.