Muscat – Youth Centre has launched a new package of programmes in the governorates of Muscat, Buraimi, North Batinah, South Batinah and Dhofar to help young people take advantage of their free time in Ramadan and develop skills.
The programmes include a number of activities – creating digital content, swimming, engineering design, 3D printing and reading the Holy Quran.
In February, the Youth Centre announced a number of programmes, including ‘Try a Skill’ – a two-month in-person training in drawing, sculpting with clay, engineering design, 3D printing, and playing the oud.
The centre also holds youth camps targeting young men and women who are interested in smart cities, artificial intelligence and green energy.
In 2022, the centre launched more than 53 programmes from which 26,770 youngsters benefitted.
Youth Centre launches new programmes in various fields on a regular basis. Youth wishing to participate in these programmes can register via the Youth Centre website.
H H Sayyid Theyazin bin Haitham al Said, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, announced the establishment of Youth Centre in November 2021. At the launch of the centre, a statement issued by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth said the minister issued a decision to this effect due to the importance of youth in nation building. ‘The centre will be an incubator for developing the capabilities of youth, discovering their talents and nurturing their creativity.’
Announcing the centre, H H Sayyid Theyazin said, “Establishment of this centre is one of the initiatives of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth aimed at developing an integrated system of modern facilities in all governorates capable of embracing young people and developing their capabilities and discovering their talents.”