Sheikh Mohammed announces a new award for world peace
The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for World Peace
Earlier this week Sheikh Mohammed was honoured by the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan – who named Abu Dhabi's tallest tower after the Dubai ruler.
Yesterday, Sheikh Mohammed announced his latest pioneering venture and established the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for World Peace (MRAWP). According to a report published by WAM, the award aims to spotlight “Islam’s teachings of peace as a doctrine that promotes harmony, tolerance and moderation, and build bridges of cooperation between diverse cultures, thereby fortifying international relations.”
The Dubai ruler declared that the MRAWP board of trustees will include Dr. Hamad Al Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, chairman, Sultan Butti bin Mejren Al Marri, vice chairman and the membership of Dr. Omer Mohammed Sharif Al Khateeb, Mohammed Saeed Mohammed Al Marri, Ali Khalfan Ahmed Al Mansouri, Shamsuddin bin Mohiyuddin Mamo, Mona Mohamed Saif Belhasa, Jamal Hamid Thani Al Marri and Jamal Saif Issa Al Ali.
The winner of the inaugural MRAWP will be announced at the Dubai International Peace Convention in 2015