2 Jordanians rank among top contenders in Arab Reading Challenge in Dubai

(Photo: Petra)
AMMAN — Two Jordanians ranked among top contenders in the Arab Reading Challenge (ARC), part of a global initiatives of UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

In a series of tweets, following the honoring ceremony that was held in Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said: "Nour Al-Jabour, the supervisor from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, has won the largest-ever Arab reading initiative that saw the participation of 126,000 reading supervisors from 44 countries around the world.”

“I salute her, and I salute more than 2 million students who participated from the Kingdom," he added.

"Within the reading challenge, and among the 92,000 schools that participated in the ARC, Morocco's Al Mokhtar Gazoulit School was the best in supporting reading and instilling it in our generations,” Sheikh Mohammad said.

“Congratulations to Morocco for this cultural movement, as one million Moroccan students participated in the ARC," he added.

Sheikh Mohammad attended the ARC closing ceremony of the competition in which 22 million students from 44 countries participated, reading 50 books each academic year.

The winner this year is Sham Al-Bkour from Syria.

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