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In World Creativity and Innovation Day…Specialists to QNA: Qatar Supports Creative, Cultural Activities As They Are Creative Economy’s Main Pillars -2-

For her part, Director of the Department of Culture and Arts at the Ministry of Culture Maryam Yassin Al Hammadi stressed, in a similar statement to QNA, the importance of innovation in the cultural field, noting that the cultural field is also a fertile field for creativity and innovation, as the culture of innovation is a work environment that encourages the sharing of ideas and creative solutions, which makes everyone feel confident in putting forward ideas and providing opportunities for improving products of all kinds.

She explained that innovation in culture contributes to improving the cultural product and creating a competitive environment in this field Maryam Al Hammadi presented models for innovation in the field of culture, such as the shift in the presentation mechanism from satellite channels to paid channels, the shift in field visits to technological simulation (the museum sector as a model), providing free encyclopedias to enrich knowledge content, activating partnership between the public and private sectors in the fields of culture and the arts, creating new opportunities for financing and investing in culture and the arts, and then innovating in transforming culture into a way of life.

For his part, Qatari inventor Mohammed Al Jefairi told QNA that creativity is an engine for progress in various cultural and economic fields, promotes sustainability and helps build a better world for all.

He stressed that the transition to sustainable environmental, scientific and technological policies is of paramount importance, pointing out that the call from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in the Technology and Innovation Report for 2023 aims to support governments in aligning their environmental and technological policies to achieve sustainable development and face global challenges.

Source: Qatar News Agency