Ministry launches audio book library
abu dhabi — The Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development has announced the launch of an audio book library across all its cultural centres.
The ministry will also provide audio books to schools and centres for children with determination to encourage them to be part of the cultural movement and to support reading in general. This technology of audio books will also facilitate reading for children with physical difficulties.
As an initial step, a large number of childrens books were produced, and the project will continue throughout the year to provide various Emirati, Arabic and international knowledge according to a long term plan.
“As an initial step of the project, the ministry started by producing winning books of the Children’s Short Story Award,” said Fatima Faisal Al Nassour, director of the knowledge content department at the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development.
“The project extends to all segments of the society to support the spread of the culture of reading. This simple and accessible
The project extends to all segments of the society to support the spread of the culture of reading.”
Fatima Al Nassou, official, Ministry of Culture & Knowledge Development
technology will enable children to make use of the audio book everywhere such as in the car, malls and parks.”
Among the most important titles chosen were Al Marra Al Tamousa — The Ambitious Woman, Rainbow Shoes , Rainbow Cake, Mahra and the Colouring Book, Tale of The Palm , Tale of The 4 Colours, Mansour’s Diary’s, Draw My Country, Over the Horizons, Trip of Brave Hamdan, Shams 1, When you love your country, I will never leave, The dream of a wandering vendor, A stranger in the desert.
The officials during the launch of the audio-book library. The project will continue throughout the year. —