The Tunisian Minister of Culture Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Zain El-Abidine visited the Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation accompanied by the Ambassador of Tunisia to Kuwait Ahmed Al-Sagheer and discussed the potential cooperation between the Tunisian Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Al-Babtain Foundation.
The Tunisian Minister had a telephone call, previousely, with the Chairman of the Foundation, poet Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain where they discussed the possibility of a future cultural cooperation.
The Tunisian delegation was received by the Foundation General Director Dr Touhami Abdouli, Dr Mohamed Moustafa Abushwareb and staff members of the Foundation and Al-Babtain Central Library for Arabic Poetry where the meeting took place.
In a statement to Al-Babtain Cultural Channel, Dr Zain El-Abidine expressed his appreciation to the efforts of Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation in the dissemination of literature and intercultural dialogue all over the world, noting the role of its President, poet Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain in building intercultural bridges between peoples of the world. He referred also to the future cooperation between the Ministry and the Foundation.
The Tunisian Minister talked about the Arab cultural scene and his opinion on the proposed idea of poet Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain which suggested that Arab Ministries of Culture should act like sovereign ministries and to be more involved in decision-making and in the human development.