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Moroccan city of « Oujda » named Capital of Arab Culture for 2018

The Standing Committee on Arab Culture, in its recent meeting held in Casablanca, Morocco, unanimously chose the Moroccan city of “Oujda” to be the “Capital of Arab Culture for 2018”.
ALECSO takes this opportunity to extend sincere congratulations to the Kingdom of Morocco on this choice unanimously approved by the Committee members.
The choice of Oujda as “Capital of Arab Culture” reflects the high status that the Kingdom of Morocco accords to culture and intellectuals, its support to artistic creativity, and its endeavor to highlight its rich and diverse cultural assets.
The “Arab Capital of Culture” project is an initiative designed to further boost cultural cooperation among Arab countries.