Sheikh Mohammed and Kenya president congratulate teacher on $1 million Dubai prize win

Sheikh Mohammed and Kenya president congratulate teacher on $1 million Dubai prize win

Dubai - Both leaders had an inspiring message for Peter Tabichi.



By Web Report

Published: Mon 25 Mar 2019, 7:30 PM

Last updated: Mon 25 Mar 2019, 9:16 PM

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, congratulated Kenyan teacher, Peter Tabichi, on winning the prestigious $1 million Global Teacher Prize in Dubai on Sunday.
With Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, as this year's chief guest at the glitzy ceremony, Sheikh Mohammed tweeted this shortly after Peter's name was announced:

'Congratulations to @petertabichi from Kenya for winning the Varkey Global @TeacherPrize . Teachers are the pioneers of development and the true change makers.'
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, gave a special video message after he was announced as winner - calling him an inspiration for all of Africa:

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