Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Chairman of the Committee leading Great Arab Minds, and Secretary-General of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), revealed the details of "The Great Arab Minds" initiative launched by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
The initiative aims to search for exceptional talents among Arab scientists, thinkers, and innovators across key fields.
Gergawi said Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum believes in the importance of movement, change and development, and in the capabilities of Arab talents and their ambitions, state news agency WAM reported.
He affirmed that "The Great Arab Minds" initiative reflects Sheikh Mohammed's vision in reigniting the Arab World’s Civilization Drive, support great Arab minds and acknowledge their work and achievements, in service of humanity.
The initiative’s mission is to search for exceptional talents among Arab scientists, thinkers, and innovators across key fields, aiming to identify, support and acknowledge leading thinkers in the region, amplify their impact and inspire future generations.
The initiative includes the "Mohammed bin Rashid Medal for Great Arab Minds", which will be awarded to 6 winners of six categories each year.
The Great Arab Minds initiative aims to facilitate the recognition of Arab thought leaders, scholars, scientists, geniuses, and transforming their ideas to real-life breakthroughs and solutions. It also aims at empowering cluster of Arab scientists and thinkers and building a network of Arab thinkers, scientists, and exceptional talents in various fields to work as one team to drive the Arab world’s intellectual renaissance.