Crown Prince of Dubai, as well as The Executive Council of Dubai, Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has introduced the Audio Library in Dubai which will be considered as the largest Arabic audio library in the world according to the Government of Dubai Media Office.
In a statement, the media office of Dubai said that the library which aims seven million visually challenged people in the Arab world is a drive undertaken by the Roads and the Transport Authority in the cooperation with the website Bookshare.org.
The inauguration of the initiative coexists with International Volunteers Day. Chairman and Director General of the Board Executive Directors of the RTA, Mattar AL Tayer and Secretary General of The Executive Council of Dubai organized the inauguration of the library.
The initiation shows the uploading of the first book to the Dubai Audio Library.
Zayed Diwan, a series of 87 poems written by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum who is the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, was the first book to be published.
The collection contains 87 poems that pay homage to Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
The Audio Library of Dubai supports the Day for Dubai vision, which looks out to promote a culture of serving in the community by allocating at least a day a year for serving the activities. The library is part of the effort of RTA to support People of Determination by unrolling a culture of reading among them and incorporating them into the community.