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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves visited Qatar National Library (QNL) on Thursday as part of his ongoing visit to the country.
During his visit, he was briefed about the architecture of QNL and its most important contents of books in various sciences, arts and literature. He was also briefed on the heritage library.
In a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA) on the sidelines of this visit, HE Ralph Gonsalves said he had visited Qatar ten years ago, and affirmed his admiration for the extent of its progress and development at various levels, especially with regard to cultural and educational affairs.
Talking about Education City in Doha, he said that he had visited it and found the idea of this city distinguished on the world level. He also spoke about what it can do in strengthening ties between peoples and cultures, and enhancing the educational community in Qatar.
HE Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines continued his statement saying, “I have never seen anything like QNL before, and despite my visits to many libraries around the world, I have never seen anything like it, whether in terms of design and beauty in architecture, or in terms of its open spaces, books and used technology. This indicates the important addition it has made in the cultural life in the State of Qatar”.
His Excellency affirmed that QNL is a pioneering institution that provides its services to all in a way that enriches its contribution to the advancement of the knowledge society in the country.
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