Arab Journalism Award winners honoured

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Arab Journalism Award winners honoured

Arab Journalism Award winners honoured

(Dubai) – Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has honoured the winners of the 14th edition of the Arab Journalism Award, in a ceremony held at the conclusion of the 14th edition of the Arab Media Forum (AMF) at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
Those present at the awarding ceremony included H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai; H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai; Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gargawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs; Mona Ghanem Al Marri, Secretary-General of the Arab Journalism Award and Chairperson of the Organising Committee of the AMF; as well as a large number of senior officials and Arab journalists.
H.H. Sheikh Mohammed presented the Media Personality of the Year Award to Sheikh Waleed al-Ibrahim, founder and chairman of MBC Group, in recognition of his efforts to enrich the Arab media landscape and his long and eventful career.
H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid presented the Best Newspaper Column Award to Khalid Al-Kashtini, an Iraqi journalist and writer at Alknown as “Bernard Shaw of the Arabs” for tackling social and political issues in a satirical style.
H.H. Sheikh Hamdan presented the Smart Journalism Award to Mohammed Al Hammadi, Editor-in Chief of Al Ittihad newspaper.
(Courtesy WAM)