The Ministry of Community Development participates in the 13th Okaz Sok Festival, held in the city of Taif, Saudi Arabia, through the United Arab Emirates pavilion, which is overseen by the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development, in cooperation with the UAE Embassy in Saudi Arabia. Since August.
The Ministry of Community Development's involvement included the presentation of a variety of craft heritage products to 30 Emirati families, produced by 10 members of the Ministry's social development centers.
The products ranged from heritage clothing, perfumes, smokers, handicrafts and handicrafts mixed with modern touches to suit different tastes, in addition to women's accessories and natural oils that are highly sought after by different categories.
Afra Buhamaid, director of the Productive Families Program, said the participation of the Ministry of Community Development underlines the importance of the Okaz Sok festival, which attracts more than 800,000 visitors to celebrate Arab cultural heritage, in addition to highlighting creations and the opportunities of the UAE community and highlight the culture. The civilization and heritage of the United Arab Emirates and its exchange with different peoples, and also emphasizes the degree of harmony and cohesion between the two fraternal countries and in support of the concept of cohesion and social harmony.
The UAE Pavilion will also showcase the country's cultural and cultural heritage, such as UNESCO's World Heritage List, the World Heritage List Intangible Heritage, Tombola Live Show and Culinary Arts Culinary Arts Emirates ”and the hospitality of the Emirates stemming from the depth of Arab originality.