Sheikha Mozah gets Order of the Smile Award

  March 29, 2011 at 3:14 am by

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Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missnad, the wife of Emir of Qatar, has been selected among six winners from more than 600 candidates as someone who will be awarded the Order of the Smile.

The six winners were announced at the Order of Smile Session which was held in the Polish capital Warsaw on March 25, 2011. Sheikha Mozah was nominated by sick children who have cancer and are receiving treatment in the Pediatric Oncology Section at the Mother and Child Centre in Warsaw.

The Order of the Smile was established in 1968 by the Polish magazine Kurier Polski, which was inspired by Wanda Chotomska. The Order of Smile has been awarded to leading names in the past, such as Mother Teresa, Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Queen Silvia of Sweden and Sarah Ferguson.

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