Abdullah Rafia, assistant director general of Dubai Municipality opened a new frontage library at Dubai Municipality’s main building.
The move came as a part of the ‘No Companion like a Good Book’ initiative launched by Dubai Municipality in cooperation with the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation under the patronage of Mohammad Al Murr, chairman of the Federal National Council.
Rafia said the opening of new front desk library is aimed at promoting education, provision of scientific books and dissemination of knowledge and culture among employees.
He stressed the importance of reading and urged other government departments to practice such initiatives to improve the knowledge and capacity of the staff
Abdullah Abdul Rahman, director of the Knowledge Management Department at Dubai Municipality, said hundreds of free books have been provided by the Foundation in diverse areas and tastes to help book lovers.
The Municipality had already launched an initiative during the last period, titled ‘Read the book and then leave it to others’.
From / Gulf News