In an Op-Ed for the UAE newspaper The National, HE Zaki Nusseibeh, Minister of State explains that the pain of this pandemic may leave its mark on culture, but so will the beauty of how we overcome it
There can be no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic presents a serious challenge to humanity. Yet we must ensure that it is our core humanity, and the values of collaboration, compassion and creativity, that remain at the very heart of our response to this crisis.
Given my responsibility for overseeing the UAE’s cultural diplomacy, I understand the vital role that culture plays in expressing and reinforcing these values. Therefore, I also know that, despite the obvious practical challenges, now is not the time to pause our cultural diplomacy; instead, we must accelerate it.
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