Al Mansoori, 17, a student at Aisha bint Abi Baker School in Abu Dhabi. “I have been reading since I was a child. So far, it is difficult to tell how many books I have read. In the past two years, I have read a lot of books, especially classical, scientific, and philosophical.”
To meet the challenge, she read “at least” 131 books.
“There is detailed judging in our schools, in our emirates and at the national level. I am looking forward to participating in the larger Arabic reading challenge,” said Al Mansouri, a fan of Omani author Jokha Alharthi.
She said she was grateful for her win and encouraged young students to start early on their favorite reading journey.
Another Emirati student, Ghareeb Mohammed Al-Yamahi, was named the winner, taking first place in the challenge’s new ‘Resolvers’ category.
Al-Mansouri from Abu Dhabi won the UAE Arabic Reading Championship. The announcement was made during an awards ceremony at the Dubai Higher Institute of Technology – Men’s College on Friday. “Books have taught me to live and face challenges,” Al Mansouri said in an exclusive interview with Gulf News. Al Mansoori, 17, a student at Aisha bint Abi Baker School in Abu Dhabi. “I have been reading since I was a child. So far, it is difficult to tell how many books I have read. I have read a lot in the past two years, especially classical, scientific, and philosophical. For this challenge, I have at least 131 books were read. We had detailed judging at school, emirate and national level. I am looking forward to participating in the larger Arabic reading challenge,” said Al Mansouri, a fan of Omani author Jokha Alharthi.
Interview with Dr. Abdulkareem Sultan Al Orama, CEO of Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives gulf news Some 514,000 students took part in the challenge this year in the UAE alone, said the university.
“We are in our seventh challenge. Imagine having half a million students, each of whom has read at least 50 books to tackle the challenge. This will really increase the knowledge base in the UAE. We are very proud of the knowledge base we have here ,” Olama said.
“The UAE has a wealth of talent. We are especially grateful to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, for launching this initiative and extending all the support and support to our young readers. Encouragement. The impact of this is huge. Parents, teachers, students come together to create this huge knowledge base.”
Orama explained that there are many criteria before declaring a reading challenge winner. “So it’s not just about the number of books the students read. It’s about understanding the book and answering the jury’s questions.”
Ahmed Al Bastaki Emirates National School – Al Ain Challenge winning school also interviewed gulf news. “We have a strategy in place across the six campuses of the school. We have a short-term strategy and a long-term strategy. Teachers and students sit together and prepare. We owe our success to our preparation.