Sheikh Mohammed launches Arab Social Media Award

Sheikh Mohammed launches Arab Social Media Award

Sheikh Mohammed launches Arab Social Media Award

(Dubai) – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, launched a prize award scheme to reward those who harness the huge positive potential of social media for the good of the Arab world.
The ‘Arab Social Media Award’ includes 20 categories covering all kinds of social media activities and initiatives by individuals and organisations, as well as the title of “Social Media Personality of the Year” for the region’s most influential online figure.
Speaking at the launch, Sheikh Mohammed noted that social media were now fundamental to the social, economic and political fabric of the Arab world and played a key role in shaping events. “Social media influencers are important change-makers in society. Those who bring wisdom, creativity and positivity are a powerful force for good, because social media are powerful tools for development and progress,” he said.
(Courtesy WAM)

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