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Dr Ali Bin Tamim

Dr Ali Bin Tamim has been the Secretary General of Sheikh Zayed Book Award since November 2011. He is also the Chairman of the newly established Abu Dhabi Center for the Arabic Language. Throughout his career, Bin Tamim assumed several roles. He served as a chairperson of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, Chairman of the Executive Committee and a member of the board of directors of National Archives 2015-2018, Jury member of several cultural awards in UAE; most notably the Prince of Poets Program, Dubai Cultural Award and the Khalifa Educational Award. He also served as member of the Supreme Committee of the State Appreciation Award. Bin Tamim managed the Kalima Translation Project and was the General Manager of Abu Dhabi Media Company from 2016 to 2019. Bin Tamim received his Doctorate Degree in Literary Critique from Yarmouk University in Jordan in 2005. He is a seasoned patron of the Arabic written word with a long record of valuable contributions to the field of Culture and Heritage in the United Arab Emirates.