Dr. Mohamed Said Al-Assar, The Minister of Military Production and Dr. Enas Abdel-Dayem,The Minister of Culture met in The headquarters of the Ministry of Military Production, to discuss the ways of cooperation to prepare and establish the mobile theaters and Family Libraries.
Al-Assar explained that The Ministry of Military Production believes in the role of art and culture in the society and in developing the intellectuals of young people to correct misconceptions by spreading the awareness of the role played by the government for the development of society. This comes within the frame work of providing the necessary support to The Ministry of Culture in the field of cultural and artistic projects ,including providing support to The mobile theaters and family libraries, whether by upgrading the efficiency of the existing ones or establishing new ones.
He added that The Ministry of Military Production is fully ready to provide mobile vehicles for the Ministry of Culture so that they can be equipped in proportion to the nature of the theaters, including lighting and cameras and any other equipment available in The Military Production Companies, or to equip them as mobile libraries to rotate the provinces.
For her part, Abdel-Dayem expressed her full confidence in the role played by The Ministry of Military Production to support culture and spread awareness , assuring that the Ministry of Military Production possesses the elements that can used to support the cultural palaces and theaters through developing , qualifying and equipping it for work, adding that the delivery of a number of theaters, suspended from work, to the Ministry of Military Production to qualify them to work again , was greatly appreciated by The Art House to make a cooperation between the two parties.
Moreover, Abdel Dayem explained that The Ministry of Culture seeks to increase the number of mobile theaters to solve the problem of the theaters of the Art House and to support the artistic troupes in the provinces , plus, the ministry seeks to establish Mobile Family Libraries in the villages of the provinces to spread awareness and to encourage reading among different public groups, thus we want to make use of the mobile vehicles produced by the military production companies with the necessary equipment in accordance with the nature of the mobile theaters or family libraries to achieve the fruitful cooperation between the two ministries.
At the end of the meeting , the two parties agreed to form a committee of the two ministries to develop technical descriptions of the theaters and mobile libraries and to study the possibility of implementing them for The Ministry of Culture as well as developing a plan for the development and rehabilitation of theaters that are suspended from work.