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The Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman affirms solidarity with the Palestinian people during a celebration in Arabic

By Manal Abdel Fattah

The Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman in Cairo organized a celebration on the occasion of International Arabic Language Day in the presence of a group of ambassadors, public figures and artists.

The celebration was opened by the Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to Cairo, Abdullah Al-Rahbi, who welcomed the attendees, stressing that the cultural activity of the embassy is keen to celebrate Arabic Language Day annually, and this year coincides with the events in Gaza, the Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people, and the massacres to which our brothers are exposed. Al-Rahbi pointed out that the celebration confirms Solidarity with the Palestinian people.

For his part, artist Fawzi Morsi, supervisor of the caricature exhibition, which was held within the framework of the celebration, pointed out that this exhibition reflects the living conscience of the world’s artists in their solidarity with the Palestinian people, as the exhibition included 50 works by artists from 18 countries that expressed the struggle of the Palestinian people against the occupation. Israel, and the suffering of the people of Gaza from the Zionists’ war of extermination.

The celebration included honoring the late Ahmed Omar Mukhtar, the pioneer of lexicographic work.

For his part, Sherif Gad, Secretary-General of the Egyptian-Russian Friendship Association, pointed out the importance of the celebration and solidarity with the Palestinian people in this ordeal, thanking the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman in Cairo for this initiative.

Gad also thanked the Egyptian Cartoon Society, which was able to communicate with world artists to prove that solidarity with the Palestinian people against Israeli massacres is not only Arab, but that the entire world sympathizes with the Palestinian people and rejects Israeli barbarism.

Dr. Abdel Hamid Madkour, Secretary General of the Arabic Language Academy, also spoke about the role of the Academy in preserving the Arabic language.

The celebration concluded with a poetry evening featuring poems by Amal Dunqul, Mahmoud Darwish, and Tawfiq Ziad, recited by poets Ihab Al-Bashbishi and Mamdouh Al-Sheikh.

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