Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum is The First Arab Lady of the Year

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 10 March 2021
Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum is The First Arab Lady of the Year

The Arab Women Authority on Tuesday announced that H.H. Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, is the recipient of its First Arab Lady of the Year award.

Sheikha Latifa was awarded on her contributions to the development of cultural and creative products, her leadership in launching initiatives aimed at strengthening the region’s cultural sector, and her support for the creative arts, said Mohammed Al-Dulaimi, Secretary-General of the Arab Women Authority.

Al-Dulaimi added, "We are proud that an Arab woman has devoted herself to enhancing the stature of art and culture and highlighting the vital role this sector plays in promoting engagement between the Arab world and other civilisations throughout history."

Launched by the Arab League in 2004, the First Arab Lady Award, is awarded every four years to an Arab woman who has made exceptional contributions to humanitarian and creative development that has advanced Arab societies.

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