Qatar National Library marks Int’l Literacy Day Sep 11, 2019 0 208 12345 Qatar National Library (QNL) marked International Literacy Day with a series of public lectures highlighting the importance of a literate world. The theme of International Literacy Day 2019 was ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’, recognising that embracing linguistic diversity in education and literacy development is central to addressing literacy challenges and to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.In keeping with the theme, the library hosted ‘International Literacy Day: Our Children and Books’ on September 7, attended by parents, educators and professionals in the area of child development. The lecture focused on early childhood development and highlighted how children are naturally drawn towards printed material.On September 8, the library presented a lecture in collaboration with the Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science on ‘Literacy and Multilingualism: Future Prospects’. During the lecture, Dr Hassan Ali Diba addressed Qatar’s efforts to combat illiteracy while highlighting the importance of learning languages throughout history. The lecture was followed by an introduction to the Mango Languages interactive database, which provides step-by-step lessons in more than 70 languages, including Arabic, Spanish, French and Russian. (TNN) Pages 12345 RELATED ARTICLES Bangladeshi expats bid adieu to 2 eminent community members Sep 11, 2019 0 370 Al Attiyah Foundation to host global experts to deliberate ways to reduce CO2 emissions Sep 11, 2019 0 416 Stenden University receives newstudents at orientation program Sep 11, 2019 0 306 Ulysse Nardin explores new realms of watchmaking Tribune News Network Doha Ulysse Nardin, the leading watchmaker, continues to push watchmaking convention into exciting new regions of creativity and aesthetics inside and out. Nowhere is this more apparent than in .. Skeleton X: An X-ray vision of watchmaking Tribune News Network Doha MORE than a means, eXploring has become Ulysse Nardin’s motivation and its Skeleton X is the perfect showcase of this new X-ray vision of watchmaking. The new Skeleton X plays off the ..