Video | Saudi camels roam Paris... What's the story?

2024-04-22 2024-04-22T11:57:35Z
ندى ماهر عبدربه
ندى ماهر عبدربه
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Weather of Arabia - Saudi Arabia participated among more than 30 countries in the camel march that was held in France, where exhibitors presented more than 50 camels roaming the streets of the capital, Paris, passing through the Eiffel Tower, all the way to the headquarters of UNESCO in the French capital.

The French Federation for Camel Development in Europe organized the march, which was sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and the Camel Club, to celebrate the United Nations’ decision to designate the year 2024 as the “International Year of Camelids.” The event is scheduled to witness the presence and participation of a number of relevant international organizations and federations, in addition to representatives of government sectors and breeders. And those interested in this field.

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International participation in the camel march

The march was preceded by accompanying dialogue sessions at the Château de Janvry Historical Center, where camel heritage and cultural aspects were presented and exchanged, with a focus on each country’s contribution to the International Year of Camelids in 2024. A reception was also held for invited representatives of international organizations, academic circles, research centers, and the private sector, in addition to delegations of participating countries, in the presence of the media.

Through its effective participation in this international event, the Ministry of Culture seeks to enhance global cultural communication and contribute to the International Year of Camelids, in order to achieve its strategic objectives in accordance with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

The Kingdom’s participation in the march highlights the importance of camels as a cultural symbol originating from the ancient history of Saudi society, as it seeks to direct international public opinion towards the “Year of the Camel 2024” initiative in the Kingdom and highlight the great cultural and social value of camels.

In addition, Saudi participation aims to educate the world about the economic and cultural aspects of camels, highlight their importance in the lives of people and promote sustainable development.

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Sources:

alarabiya

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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