All-of-Us-Do-Read campaign launches its web page

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All-of-Us-Do-Read campaign launches its web page

The All-of-Us-Do-Read campaign launched its official Arabic-speaking web page in the Bahrain Fortress Museum, marking the World’s Book Day on April 23.

By Suad Hamada (Bahrain Beat)

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Published: Mon 30 Apr 2012, 1:33 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 11:51 AM

The website attracted public admiration and large interaction through questions and answer sessions on work mechanism in addition to suggestions for improvement. The campaign manager Latifa Khalil, in her welcoming speech, pointed out that the All of Us Do Read Campaign had been launched in 2009 as part of the 
Youth Festival.

However, this new website aims at spreading culture and exchanging of books as a major reason for working on creating this interactive social networking website.

Regional Heritage Centre opens

The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH) inaugurated on Friday. The new premises, created to reflect Arabian heritage 
and contemporary design, is adjacent to the Bahrain National Museum.

As stipulated in an agreement between the Government of Bahrain and UNESCO, the ARC-WH is established to support the implementation of the World Heritage Convention in the Arab States region with the underlying aim of protecting, conserving and presenting cultural and natural heritage. The ARC-WH is a category 2 centre under the auspices of Unesco.

“The ministry of culture has always been committed to heritage conservation and protection. The opening of the ARC-WH in Manama both reinforces our position as well as enables us to further support the region in presenting its diverse heritage resources,” commented Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa.

The ARC-WH was established by the General Conference of Unesco at its 35th session in 2009. Bahrain’s commitment to the establishment of the 
ARC-WH is notable, by providing the premises for the Regional Centre in its capital and by ensuring financial support.

Sustainable development
report to be submitted to UN

A committee for preparing the national report of sustainable development under the chairmanship of the General Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment and Wildlife has discussed the national report’s draft of the Kingdom of Bahrain on what has been achieved in the field of sustainable development. This report will be submitted to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20). Meanwhile, the committee will soon hold another meeting for the adoption of the final report, which will be submitted to the cabinet next week. The formation of this committee comes in implementation of a cabinet’s decree at its meeting held on March 25, 2012, and it included several ministries.

400 companies offer 400 job opportunities for BTI graduates

The Professions Week-2012 will offer about 400 job opportunities to Bahrain Training Institute (BTI) graduates with salaries ranging from BD350 to BD600.

The event will be attended by 23 companies including, institutions and agencies specialised in commerce, industry, retail trade, construction, and hospitality and information technology.

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