Queen Noor Patronizes the International Arab Youth Conference

  July 15, 2012 at 7:13 am by


On Friday, Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan attended the opening ceremony of the 32rd International Arab Youth Conference in the rose-red city of Petra. She was accompanied by her daughter, Princess Raiyah, and Princess Dana Firas.

The meeting, held under the theme “Modern Media and Development”, discusses a number of media-related topics, including social networks and economic development, online media and freedom of expression, cultural exchange and ethics and social networking sites.

During the ceremony the winners of Shaikha Fatima bint Mubarak International Award for Arab Youth in its first edition were honoured by Her Majesty. The award, for the youth in the age group of 14 to 17, aims at “deepening the sense of pride, self-praise, affiliation and loyalty to the homeland and the Arab World; celebrating and honouring the Arab youth’s capabilities and innovations on the international level; highlighting the importance of building and developing the Arab youth’s individual competencies to the highest international standards.”

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