Mohammed Al-Murr named head of MBR Arabic Language Award’s board of trustees

DUBAI, –As per the directives of Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has appointed Mohammed Al-Murr as chairman of the board of Trustees of Mohammed bin Rashid Arabic Language Award.

The award seeks to encourage exceptional contributions to serve the Arabic language and honouring its patrons, along with highlighting successful and outstanding experiences in disseminating and educating in the Arabic language.

Outstanding initiatives will be honoured, along with exceptional contributions to support the Arabic language in the areas of education, media, Arabisation, technology, preservation and dissemination of the Arab linguistic heritage.

The award further 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 assist in the learning and teaching of Arabic.

Source: Emirates News Agency