Amir honours winners of State Incentive, Appreciation Awards

His Highness the Amir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has honoured the winners of the sixth edition of the State Incentive and Appreciation Awards in science, arts and literature at the Amiri Diwan on Monday morning.

HH the Amir granted the Appreciation Award to Ali Abdullah Al Fayyad Al Khalidi in the heritage, Youssef Ahmed Mohammed Al Homaid in fine arts, and Eng. Ibrahim Mohammed Ibrahim Al Jaidah in architecture.

HH the Amir also honoured the winners of the Incentive Award, namely: The late Dr Abdullah Salem Shabib Al Mannai in the education technology, whichwas received on his behalf by Abdullah Shabib Al Mannai; Dr Asma Abdullah Al Attiyah in psychology; Dr Mohammed Salem Alansari and Dr Mohammed Saif Al Kuwari (equally) in civil engineering; Dr Khalifa Nasser Al Khalifa in the field of mechanical engineering; Dr Sumaya Ali Sultan Al Maadeed in the field of communications engineering;Sheikha Dr Noora bint Jabor bin Jassim Al Thani in the field of biophysics; Mohamed Abdullah Al Marzooqi in the field of musical arts; Hasan Abdullah Rashid in the field of theatre; Dr Zakia Malallah Al Essa in the field of poetry.

HH the Amir lauded the efforts of the winners and their dedication to serving the society, along with their role in nurturing the scientific and cultural scene, wishing them success in serving their homeland.

For their part, the winners expressed their sincere thanks to HH the Amir for honouring them with the awards and His Highness’s patronage of literature, arts, science and engineering in the country.

The honouring ceremony was attended by Minister of Culture HE Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad Al Thani, alongside a number of ministers and high-ranking officials.