Minister of State for Implementing the Outcomes of National Dialogue Yasser Arroain stated that the government is very interested in maintaining the two languages: Al-Mahriah and Al-Socotriah. "This is stipulated in the outcomes of the national dialogue" , said Arroaini.
The Minister's statement came as he launched the Cultural Seminar organized Monday in the premises of the Education College in the province of Socotra Archipelagos. He said:" The outcomes of the National Dialogue stressed the importance of preserving the two languages: Al-Mahriah and Al-Socotriah, initiating necessary procedures to turn the two languages into a written language, establishing department to teach the old Yemeni languages at the Universities, mover over local Radio Stations in the two provinces of Al-Mahra and Socotra should produce cultural programs in the two languages: Al-Mahriah and Al-Socotriah".
The Minister added that work now is underway to establish the National Center for the Two Languages: Al-Mahriah and Al-Socotriah. The Center will coordinate with researchers in the two provinces to put down the two languages"