Dihqa sponsors thank media

DUBAI — The Dubai International Holy Quran Award (Dihqa) has expressed gratitude to the various mass media organisations including TV stations and newspapers for their support in providing information about the award's activities to people at their homes all over the world.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Fri 14 Oct 2005, 11:45 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 8:50 PM

In addition to the Dihqa web site, other two hosts are: www.dubaitv.ae and www.albahhar.ae in addition to the awards' site www.quran.gov.ae.

Ahmad Zahed, the head of the Award's Information Unit, lauded the cooperation of the different media establishments that extended full cooperation to the award events which attracted memorisers of the Holy Quran and researchers and scholars from different countries around the world and the Islamic community.

"The award was always welcomed by the community and its members who provided all possible support to its activities. Different land and satellite channels including Dubai TV, Sama Dubai, Emirates TV, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Ajman TV in addition to the TV stations that broadcast from Dubai Media City including Al Majd and Al Deira and CNBC, Aray Digital which broadcasts to India, Iqra, and Fajer.

For the first time this year, the specialised Nile Sat channels joined the other TV channels and arranged to broadcast the award's activities live.

Besides, Zahed expressed his appreciation to the journalists from the different newspapers including Khaleej Times, Gulf News, Gulf Today, and the newly launched English and Arabic Emirates Today in addition to the Arabic Press including Al Bayan, Al Ittihad, Al Khaleej, Akhbar Al Arab, Al Wahda, Al Fajer and Wam news agency. Some Gulf newspapers including the two Qatari Al Watan and Al Sharq are covering the international Islamic event.

Most of the newspapers have allocated full page reports on the award's activities giving the opportunity to those who did not attend the valuable lectures.

Local and Arab radio stations are also sharing with their media counterparts and broadcast programmes about the award and its activities in different attractive ways.

Zahed noted that the award will launch during the next few days its new web site after it is developed to cope with the Dubai e-Government technologies.

The award's eighth session book, under printing in English and Arabic, will be given away to competitors.

This year the award has diversified the exhibition held on the sidelines of the event, into a number of exhibitions being held at different buildings including that of Etisalat, Dubai Naturalisation and Residency Department, Dubai Water and Electricity Department, Sahara Centre, Deira City Centre, Burjuman, Dubai Hospital, Al Bustan Centre, and Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


DUBAI — The Dihqa distributed T-shirts and caps that carry its logo to school students in various educational zones. The initiative was aimed to invite students and youngsters to participate in Dihqa's activities.

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