The Saudi student, Shahd Al Qaisum, won third place in the Arab Reading Challenge competition in its fifth season, 2021, among 5 candidates who qualified for the final stage.
This competition is held at the level of the Arab world and the countries of the world, in a ceremony sponsored by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, at the Dubai Opera House.
Shahd, who is studying at the third secondary school, was congratulated by the Ministry of Education on its official account on Twitter, for what she achieved in the competition.
She was among 21 million students representing 52 Arab and foreign countries, in a competition that included 96,000 schools under the supervision of 120,000 supervisors.
Saudi student Shahd Al Qaisum took first place in the qualifiers for the final stage of the competition when the Ministry of Education announced the results on Thursday.
The Arab Reading Challenge competition was created in 2015 as part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, to raise awareness of the Arabic language’s importance.
It seeks to revive the reading habit among Arab students, devote it as a way of life, and create educated generations through the commitment of each student to read fifty books each academic year.