Dubai honours young scientists

Dubai honours young scientists Amira Agarib / 6 June 2013 The first Arab woman to be crowned genius of the year has been honoured at a ceremony, which also recognised young Emirati scientists. Shaikh Majid bin Mohammed honours Dr Manahel Thabet as Humaid Mohammed Al Qattami looks on during the Emirates Young Scientist Award ceremony in Dubai on Tuesday. — Wam Dubai-based Yemeni economist Dr Manahel Thabet, who won The World Genius Directory 2013 Genius of the Year Award in January, was lauded as a fitting example of what the youngsters should aspire to be. She is the youngest person in the world to earn a PhD in finance engineering, with the honour magna cum laude. Shaikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, presented awards to the winners of Emirates Young Scientist Award in its fourth session in a ceremony on Tuesday, in the presence of Lieutenant-General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police and Chairman of the UAE Talent Association; Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qattami, Minister of Education; Dr Ahmed Eid Al Mansoui, Director of the Dubai Education Zone; businessman Mohammed Omer Haider and senior officials . Shaikh Majid praised the efforts exerted by civil society and the UAE Talent Association in building new generation, supporting educational institutions in the UAE and providing encouraging environment for innovation. Dhahi Khalfan lauded the unlimited support of UAE leaders led by the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed  Al Nahyan, and His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the patronage of Shaikh Majid bin Mohammed and the special care he shows in promoting the educational standard of UAE nationals. He also congratulated winners of the award in various categories. Dhahi Khalfan added that Arab and Muslim scholars in the past were known for being pioneers in the fields of science and mathematics. He said that Emirates Award for Young Scientists aims at giving opportunities to talented youth and enhancing their scientific capabilities in addition to spreading the culture of  applied science and establishing database of talented young students. At the end of the ceremony, Shaikh Majid, Dhahi Khalfan and Humaid Mohammed Al Qattami honoured the students and officials. Humaid Mohammed Al Qattami and Mohammed Omer Haider were also recognised for supporting the award for the past four years. Taylor Scott International

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