Initiative

In keeping up with the UAE vision 2021 with regard to the achievement of excellence and pioneering in knowledge investment and promotion of intellectual and cultural innovation, the Ministry of Culture, and Knowledge Development keeps pace with the application and implementation of the best international practices in this regard. This aims to making a real and qualitative turning in the culture and development system in the UAE. According to the directives of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the Minister of Culture, and Knowledge Development concerning the importance of development of cultural electronic industries, the Ministry, represented by the Libraries Department, launched the Emirates National Gate of Libraries as a part of the a national work plan and strategy. The initiative aims at the promotion of the role of UAE libraries and information centers in raising the cultural and society awareness of all UAE society groups.