H.H. Sheikha Latifa wins 'First Arab Lady of the Year' award

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Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, has been announced as the winner of the 'First Arab Lady of the Year' award.

It's in recognition of her role in the resurgence of Dubai’s cultural and creative sector.

The award, which is handed by the Arab Women Authority, also recognises Sheikha Latifa's support for innovative initiatives that have enriched the local and regional cultural landscape.

In her capacity as the chairperson of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority and a member of the Dubai Council, Her Highness 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. 

'The First Arab Lady Award', launched by the Arab League in 2004, is awarded every four years to an Arab woman who has made exceptional contributions to humanitarian and creative development that has advanced Arab societies.

Sheikha Latifa will be honoured at a ceremony whose details will be announced by the Arab Women Authority later.

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