Dubai's Sheikha Latifa named 'Arab Lady of the Year'
Dubai's Sheikha Latifa named 'Arab Lady of the Year'

Dubai’s Sheikha Latifa named ‘Arab Lady of the Year’

Sheikha Latifa has been named the First Arab Lady of the year by the Arab Women Authority for her work in the cultural and creative industries.

The awards were launched in 2004 and are awarded every four years by the Arab League to Arab women who have made ‘exceptional contributions to humanitarian and creative development that has advanced Arab societies.’

And Sheikha Latifa won thanks to her work in Dubai’s growing cultural and creative sector and for her cultural initiatives.

“We are proud that an Arab woman has devoted herself to enhancing the stature of art and culture and highlighting the vital role this sector plays in promoting engagement between the Arab world and other civilisations throughout history,” Mohammed Al Dulaimi, Secretary-General of the Arab Women Authority said.

“In her capacity as the chairperson of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority and a member of the Dubai Council, Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed is currently leading the implementation of a visionary strategy to transform Dubai into a global cultural centre and a vibrant hub for artistic and creative activity,” he added.

Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed is currently leading the implementation of a visionary strategy to transform Dubai into a global cultural centre and a vibrant hub for artistic and creative activity.

Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority.

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