In 2022, Sham Al Bakoor, 7, of Syria won the title of Arab Reading Champion. There were 22.27 million competitors from 44 different nations. Syrian Sham Al Bakoor, age 7, is named the Arab Reading Champion for 2022.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, attended the ARC’s closing ceremony, which was the first to take place live since the Covid-19 epidemic.
Three other awards were announced at the program. After being chosen from 92,583 participating schools, Mokhtar Gazoulit School in Morocco won The Best School Award. Out of 126,061 supervisors, Nour Al Jabbour of Jordan received the Outstanding Supervisor Award, while Nada Al Sattari of Palestine, who lives in Belgium, received the Community Champions Award, which recognizes a student who excels in reading and represents students from non-Arab nations.
The sixth and largest iteration of the Arab Reading Challenge has seen a 536% increase in participants from its inaugural year, making it the largest in its history. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives is the competition’s organizer. The best school will receive Dh1 million, the first champion will receive Dh500,000, the outstanding supervisor will receive Dh300,000, and the community champion will receive Dh100,000.