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Ham­dan presents awards


Shaikh Ham­dan and Shaikh Ah­mad hon­oured win­ners of the Mo­ham­mad Bin Rashid Al Mak­toum Knowl­edge Award and 2030 Lit­er­acy Chal­lenge at the sum­mit. The first win­ner to re­ceive the knowl­edge award was Magdi Ya­coub Heart Foun­da­tion, from Egypt, fol­lowed by In­sti­tute of In­ter­na­tional Ed­u­ca­tion (US), The Saudi Dig­i­tal Li­brary (Saudi Ara­bia), and The Amersi Foun­da­tion (founded by UK busi­ness­man Mo­ham­mad Amersi).

For the Lit­er­acy Chal­lenge awards, the win­ner in the govern­ment cat­e­gory was the Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion, Egypt; the NGO win­ner was Un­esco; and the in­di­vid­ual win­ner was Dr Shifa Has­san from Su­dan.

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