Arab Hope Makers to be announced on February 20


The ruler of Dubai will crown Arab Hope Makers 2020 on February 20 at the Coca-Cola Arena.

The AED 1 million award, which is in its third edition, will honour individuals for outstanding humanitarian work. 

Taking to his official Twitter handle, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said this year's title has attracted more than 92,000 participants from 38 countries.

"This year, we dedicate the proceeds of the Arab Hope Makers final grand show to support the new Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Center in Egypt, a noble humanitarian cause that aims to provide free cardiac care to vulnerable communities," he wrote.

"Our goal this year is to give hope to thousands of hearts in need for care."

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