Qatar Foundation will host its annual Akhlaquna and Akhlaquna Junior awards ceremony on Wednesday May 17, recognizing the winners of this year’s cycle who exemplify great moral character and have initiated projects that serve the community and beyond.
Two new awards will be given out at this year’s ceremony the Best Initiative Award and the Role Model Award. These have been added to expand the reach and impact of the program, recognizing individuals who have made noteworthy contributions and serve as inspirational role models in their communities.
Additionally, an interactive exhibition on May 18 at Qatar National Library in Education City running from 9am-3pm will showcase the projects and initiatives created by this year’s participants.
Akhlaquna Project Manager Ahmed Yousef Al Malki said the initiative aims to highlight Prophet Mohammed’s (PBUH) universal and inclusive moral values. “I belief that this award honors individuals who are active within society and are capable of offering invaluable contributions to various institutes, like schools or universities.
“I am confident in their ability to develop and grow their initiatives in a positive manner. Their projects possess a distinctiveness that will undoubtedly contribute to raising awareness of moral values within society.
“The exhibition accompanying the event, new this year, will showcase various ethical initiatives and community contributions in Qatar. And I’d like to invite the whole community to visit the space in Education City, where they can immerse themselves in an array of rich performances and meaningful storytelling activities.” Speaking about the new categories introduced this year, Al Malki said: “The Akhlaquna team strives tirelessly to promote awareness of moral values through the award, and we are determined to continue growing this initiative, to implement additional programs and projects that contribute to society.” Introduced in 2017 by HH Chairperson of Qatar Foundation Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the Akhlaquna award aims to showcase that knowledge and morality are intertwined, and its honors young people who embody morals, values, and ethical behaviors. Akhlaquna Junior is open to children aged 7 to 14.
Source: Qatar News Agency