The competition’s previous edition was marked by the victory of 9-year-old Moroccan student Mariam Amjoun.
Rabat – Sixteen students from the Arab world, including Moroccan Fatimazahra Adiar, will participate in the 4th Arab Reading Challenge. The competition will be broadcast on MBC TV channel starting September 27.
Fatimazahra Adiar is a student at Cadi Ayyad High School in Tetouan, in the north of Morocco. She will represent Morocco at the international competition as the winner of the national reading competition.
The Arab Reading Challenge launched in 2016. Students from all Arab countries are invited to participate and compete for an 11 million Emirati Dirhams prize purse, around $3 million.
The competition lasts eight weeks. This year, participants will take part in different cultural activities to highlight their reading and thinking skills, explains the International Foundation of Mohammed bin Rashed Al Maktoum, which is organizing the event.