Cultural Week at Arwa University [Archives:1998/13/Local News]

March 30 1998

Arwa University organized a cultural week that started March 27th and will run to March 3Oth. The fair was opened by Dr. Waheeba who met with visiting ambassadors, professors and members of parliament. The opening ceremony was followed by speeches and the inauguration of exhibitions including computers, student exhibits, books and displays of traditional clothing and silverware. A special guest to the opening was the great Yemeni poet, Abdullah Baraduni. NGO exhibits were there such as the Red Crescent and the Yemeni Family Care Association Strategic Planning. Students were encouraged to run their own stalls especially if they had commercial experience. The fair will run until Monday the 30th when there will a visit from Yemeni Cultural and social figures.

Martin Dansky,
Yemen Times