H H Sayyid Theyazin bin Haitham al Said, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, has approved the executive plan of the sultanate’s Cultural Strategy 2021-2040.
The strategy unifies efforts to achieve development in all related fields and transform the outlook of Omani cultural landscape into a diverse and innovative stage reflecting the sultanate’s civilisation and openness to other cultures.
The ministry drafted the strategy through five phases portraying the concept of partnership with cultural establishments and institutions in the sultanate.
The strategy comprises 11 fields of cultural activity in Oman and it has been devised in a manner that responds to global developments. It fits with the economic, social, political and cultural features of other national, regional and international strategies.
‘Innovation is a key factor of the cultural strategy’s outreach, which enhances cultural identity through a set of communication elements, regulations and legislations,’ the ministry stated.
The executive plan of the strategy lays out the mechanisms to be espoused for the accomplishment of national goals and objectives.
The projects of the strategy will be managed in an objective style in accordance with performance indicators to be followed up, implemented and assessed by a consultancy committee acting as a supervisory body representing the departments concerned at the ministry.