The Ghadames Culture Department has organized a ceremony to mark the conclusion of the city's 2020 cultural season.

The participants, which included several intellectuals from the city reviewed the major cultural activities hosted by the city last year.

The Libyan author "Ahmed Qassem Dhawi" was chosen as the cultural figure for this season due to his distinguished efforts in highlighting the cultural heritage of the city for more than half a century.

Dhawi participated in several documentary and photographic films that he translated into French and Italian languages, which he spoke fluently.

He was an active supporter of researchers and spared no efforts to help them access valuable manuscripts and ancient books that contain information about different historical eras.

Among his achievements his book "Ghadames Between Past and Present", besides serving as director of Ghadames region in the 1950s and 1960s.