Student Bouchra Maysoun Slimane is to represent Algeria in the finals of the second Arab Reading Challenge contest, to be held mid-October in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), sources said Thursday, APS reported.
Student, Bouchra Maysoun, was selected from over two million participants in the national selections, which took place in three phases (educational institutions, provinces then a national selection).
This student will compete for the title of “Champion of the Arab Reading Challenge “, alongside representatives of 15 Arab states.
This year’s competition will bear the name of the late Fatma Ghoulam (Adrar), the Algerian student who died as a result of a road accident, in her way to Algiers to participate in this contest.
The competition will be presented in mid-October in Dubai. The “Arab Reading Challenge” competition, established in September 2015 by the UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister and Governor of Dubai and organized in coordination with “MBC Group”, aims to develop the passion for reading among children and youth in the Arab world and contributes to the anchoring of this culture in their daily lives.
The Minister of Education Nouria Benghebrit and Minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi presided over the ceremony, in the presence of the secretary-general of the “Challenge of Arab Reading” project, Nadjla el-Chamsi.
Student Mohamed Djeloud, aged 7, from Constantine, was crowned champion of the “Arab Reading Challenge ” in the first edition of this competition. The winner of the national selections, Bouchra Maysoun said, in a statement to the APS, that she would do her best to keep this title for Algeria.
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