Sheikha Latifa appointed Dubai Culture chairperson.


Sheikha Latifa appointed Dubai Culture chairperson. Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid
Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has appointed
Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoun as Chairperson of Dubai Culture and
Arts Authority (Dubai Culture). The appointment of Sheikha Latifa marks a
new phase of Dubai Culture�s journey towards achieving Sheikh Mohammed�s vision aiming
at strengthening Dubai�s position as a global cultural hub. Sheikha Latifa thanked Sheikh Mohammed for
the trust he placed in her to lead Dubai Culture and expressed her great pride in the assignment,
describing it as an honour. She expressed her sincere thanks and profound
appreciation to Sheikh Mohammed for the precious trust he put in her by giving her the responsibility
of leading the authority and taking it to wider horizons. Sheikha Latifa said: �The mandate that Sheikh
Mohammed honoured me with the presidency of the Dubai Authority is a big responsibility
to cement the stature of Dubai and the UAE as a lighthouse and an intellectual and cultural
centre not only in the region, but also in the entire world,� Sheikha Latifa said. Sheikha Latifa was the vice-chair of Dubai
Culture since it was founded in 2008. �Sheikh Mohammed�s vision has always been
and will remain as a source of inspiration to the authority, as manifested in its various
initiatives and projects, and will continue to inspire it to constructively interact more
with the local, Arab and international cultural community,� she said. Sheikha Latifa added: �We will work to achieve
the ambitious vision for Dubai�s future through the emirate�s cultural dossier. Hence, we will immediately begin implementing
Sheikh Mohammed�s directives to present a new conceptual vision of the authority�s
future role within one month from now, and we will redouble our efforts with the team
to come up with innovative ideas, initiatives and activities that help move forward the
cultural development in the emirate.�




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