HM culture awards on Wednesday

MUSCAT: Assigned by His Majesty, Dr Rawya bint Saud al Busaidiya, Minister of Higher Education, will preside over the award ceremony of the sixth edition of Sultan Qaboos Awards for Culture, Arts and Literature at the Al Wahat Club in Al Athaiba, on Wednesday. The sixth edition of the award was dedicated to Arab nationals. Egyptian writer and economist Jalal Eddin Ahmed Amin was announced winner of the cultural prize, Saudi critic Abdulrahman al Baz’ei won the award for literary criticism.