Sheikha Shamma wins Personality of the Year Award at literature fest


Prominent cultural figure Sheikha Shamma Bint Mohammad Bin Khalid Al Nahyan received the 2015 Emirates Literature Foundation Personality of the Year Award in recognition of her major contribution towards fostering literacy, education and love of literature in all its forms.
The award was presented at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature (EAFoL 2015) on Thursday by Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) and the Emirates Literature Foundation, in the presence of Foundation Trustees Isobel Abulhoul, CEO and Trustee of the Emirates Literature Foundation and Festival Director of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Professor Rafia Ghobash and Dr Hessah Lootah.

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