Abdullah Mohammed Al-Barri is the champion of the Arab Reading Challenge in the State of Qatar
The seventh edition of the Arab Reading Challenge crowned Abdullah Mohammed Abdullah Al-Barri as a champion in the State of Qatar among 124,395 students who participated in the largest reading event of its kind in Arabic.
Abdullah Mohammed Abdullah Al-Barri, a fourth-grade student at Zubair Bin Al-Awam Primary School for Boys in Doha, Qatar, was announced in the presence of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in the State of Qatar, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Nuaimi, and a number of assistant undersecretaries in the Ministry, and the participation of Sarah Al-Nuaimi, Director of the Office of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, the organizer of the Arab Reading Challenge, and a number of officials and educators in charge of the Arab Reading Challenge initiative.
The ceremony also announced the winners of the title of Distinguished Supervisor from among 3400,297 supervisors, and the distinguished school in Qatar from 52 schools.
Khulood Yassin Al Hammadi was crowned Distinguished Supervisor, while the Distinguished School title went to Qatar Primary School for Girls.
Mohammed Al-Suwais, a student from the tenth grade at Mesaieed Preparatory Secondary School for Boys, qualified for the final qualifiers for people of determination out of <> students who participated in the competitions.
Top 10 in the finals Ten qualifiers at the level of the State of Qatar were promoted to the final qualifiers, from whom the jury chose the champion of the challenge at the national level of the State of Qatar, their ranking came after the
student Abdullah Mohammed Abdullah Al-Barri as follows: Ali Hamad Abdul Wahed Ali Al-Hammadi from the tenth grade at Qatar Science and Technology Secondary School for Boys, Hana Jameel Abdul Ghaffar Ali Abdul Ghaffar from the sixth grade at Qatar Primary School for Girls, and Ali Ahmed Yousef Ahmed Al-Malki from Tenth grade at Qatar Science and Technology Secondary School for Boys, Abdulrahman Jamal Mohammed Al Jaber from eighth grade at Talha Bin Obaidullah Preparatory School for Boys, Jawaher Saleh Saeed Al Omari from sixth grade at Al Thakhira Primary School for Girls, Raneem Yazan Miqdadi from Arwa Bint Abdul Muttalib Secondary School for Girls, Aisha Mohammed Mahmoud Al Hattar from eleventh grade at Qatar Secondary School for Girls, and Haneen Abdul Rahman Mustafa Al Saffarini from eighth grade at Moza Bint Mohammed Preparatory School For girls, and Ibrahim Ismail Ibrahim Abu Shabayek from the third grade at Al-Quds Model School for Boys.
Interest in acquiring knowledge Ms. Maha Al-Ruwaili, Assistant Undersecretary for Educational Affairs Sector in Qatar, said: "The wide participation of the State of Qatar in the seventh edition of the Arab Reading Challenge reflects a great interest in reading, acquiring knowledge and wide knowledge
of the cultures of others and their civilizational achievement, and this was revealed by the unprecedented numbers of participants in the Arab Reading Challenge, where more than 124,<> students competed for the title during the qualifiers at the level of the State of Qatar, and this in itself is a great achievement that reflects the extent of awareness. with the importance of knowledge and a great focus on enhancing the status of the Arabic language."
"I consider the Arabic language to be the biggest winner through the Arab Reading Challenge courses, and this is a strategic goal for everyone interested in educational affairs in all Arab countries, which gives the Arab Reading Challenge initiative an added value to enrich the Arab cultural scene, and we witnessed during the qualifiers intense competition between the participants to grab the first places at the level of the State of Qatar," she added.
Al-Ruwaili congratulated the winners, all participants, schools, supporters, students' families and everyone who encourages reading and book companionship, and works to raise the status of the Arabic language and promote the cultural and knowledge product in the Arab world, anywhere in the world.
The best way to shape the future
Sarah Al Nuaimi, Office Director of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, said: "Once again, Arab students are proving through the Arab Reading Challenge that knowledge is an established choice in our societies, and that reading is the best way to shape the future and absorb science and knowledge."
She added: "The wide turnout of students of the State of Qatar in the seventh edition of the Arab Reading Challenge, which is unprecedented in its breadth, reflects a deep awareness of the importance of knowledge and the vital role of reading in elevating the mind and developing personal skills through delving into scientific and literary topics."
Sarah Al Nuaimi congratulated all the winners, students, schools and supervisors, praising the efforts of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in the State of Qatar, and its fruitful cooperation with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, which contributed to organizing the qualifiers efficiently at the level of Qatari schools leading to the coronation ceremony of the champions of the Arab Reading Challenge.
The seventh edition of the Arab Reading Challenge witnessed record participation, an increase of 11 percent over the participation of the last session, where the participation reached about 24.8 million students from 46 countries around the world, while the number of participating schools reached more than 188 thousand schools, in addition to 150 thousand reading supervisors, and the seventh session witnessed the addition of a new category for people of determination, and more than 22500,25 students participate in the qualifiers at the country level, where the jury requires the category of people with people Determination, reading a total of 2015 books.
The Arab Reading Challenge, which was launched in its first edition in the academic year 2016-<> under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, aims to consolidate the culture of reading in Arabic, as a language capable of keeping pace with all forms of literature, science and knowledge, and to endear Arab youth to the Arabic language, and encourage them to use it in their daily dealings. The challenge also seeks to enhance the importance of cognitive reading in building self-learning skills, and building the value system for young people by informing them of the values, customs and beliefs of other cultures, which consolidates the principles of tolerance, coexistence and acceptance of others, and encourages dialogue and openness of civilization and humanity.