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Exhibition highlights modernized urban development
October 21, 2017, 2:32 pm

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, in association with the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (IFA) in Stuttgart, Germany, the German embassy in Kuwait and the National Council for Culture Arts and Letters (NCAAL), launched the exhibition Post-Oil City: The History of the City’s Future, from 15 October, 2017 at the Amricani Cultural Centre. Held under the patronage of Ali Al Youha, - NCCAL General Secretary, the launch event included presentations and a roundtable discussion that featured participation of noteworthy names in the field.

The exhibition, ongoing till 15 December, 2017, is showcasing innovative projects in Asia, Africa, and America that underline the process of transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy and outline how it will affect the process of urban planning and the city, particularly with regards to the challenges posed by climate change.

In his speech, German Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Karlfried Bergner noted that this was first large exhibition in the past ten years sponsored by the Embassy and the first held in collaboration with IFA. He lauded the exhibition as a good example of public diplomacy. He pointed out that it will persuade viewers to think about the future of our cities and how can we influence their development in the right direction.

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