Arab Reading Challenge: 11-year-old tops UAE reading 300 books in a year
'Greetings to Sultan... and greetings to a competitive generation of Arabs who read'
An 11-year-old boy in Dubai has been declared as the UAE's most avid reader, beating more than 450,000 participants of the Arab Reading Challenge (ARC).
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, congratulated Sultan Salem Al Mazrouie for reading 300 books in one year.
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Taking to Twitter, Sheikh Muhammed said: "Greetings to Sultan... and greetings to a competitive generation of Arabs who read."
The ARC was launched by the Dubai Ruler in 2015 to encourage one million students to read and summarise 50 books in one academic year.
More than 21 million students from 51 nations have taken participated in the challenge, Sheikh Mohammed tweeted.
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