Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Shamma Al Nahyan visits Amsterdam Central Library


Sheikh Dr. Shamma bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan Cultural and Educational Institutions, visited the Central Library of Amsterdam and invited him to visit this ancient library. Than 100 years ago.

The General Secretary of the Library, Frank Verbeek, appreciated the visit of Sheikh Dr. Shamma bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan for his intellectual and cultural contribution and expressed his interest in learning all about libraries and sources of knowledge.

A tour

Sheikh Dr. Shamma bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan toured the library, which contained more than 1.3 million books and visual evidence of knowledge, as well as some valuable books and manuscripts from the seventeenth century.

She was familiar with library departments, including the Arabic language section, which deals with knowledge products in Arabic.

During the meeting, an agreement was reached with Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan’s Cultural and Educational Institutions, Future Ajal Library and the Central Library of Amsterdam on the representation of a section dedicated to children in the field of reading development for children. Experiences and initiatives that work towards this goal and support cultural exchange and introduction between the two communities.

Sheikh Dr. Shamma bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan sent a collection of books known in the UAE to the library, as well as copies of his children’s story (Waiting for the Light), which have been translated into several languages, including German, English and French.

A conversation

In the outer courtyard of the library, after the visit, Sheka met a group of students who were visiting Dr. Shamma bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan Library and they expressed their desire to meet her. A conversation took place between them Emirates and important initiatives to develop students’ critical mindset by developing thinking skills and raising questions The student should learn creative thinking.

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Sheikh Dr. Shamma Bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan went to the Militofence Society, which is concerned with environmental issues and a clean and sustainable core environment, based on his efforts and ensuring the creation of a sustainable healthy environment in line with his call to protect the environment.

She was briefed on the association’s experience and awareness and its role across borders in protecting the environment.

Sheikh Dr. Shamma Bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan also visited the Museum of Art in Amsterdam, which houses many precious art products and thousands of drawings and applied art products. He also visited the museum of the famous Dutch painter Rembrandt.


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