Mohammed bin Rashid Arabic Language Award launched
(Dubai) – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai launched Mohammed bin Rashid Arabic Language Award. The Award aims to encourage exceptional contributions in serving the Arabic language and honoring its patrons besides highlighting successful and outstanding experiences in disseminating and educating the Arabic language. On the occasion, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed said, “The language of the Qur’an is protected by Allah, and our goal behind launching this award is to serve it and contribute to its dissemination.” The prize includes 10 categories to be honored on an annual basis and aims to reinforce the status of the UAE, and its leading position as a centre of excellence for the Arabic language, promote its usage in public life and to facilitate its learning and teaching. It also affirmed the keenness of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed to celebrate the Arabic language by honouring its researchers and professionals, whether they are individuals or institutions.