A mass information competition was launched in Dubai today under the name ‘1971 Initiative.’
The Board of Directors has announced the first sessions of the initiative, mechanisms for participation and features of the programs.
The nationwide initiative, which will last three years, includes citizens and residents who will ask 1971 questions about the UAE’s past and future. For each year of the three-year long campaign, there will be 71 winners, who will get AED50,000 each for their questions and contributions.
The competitors must be UAE nationals or Arab speaking residents. They have to present their identity numbers. The participation will be open to all from the age 16. The organizing committee of the initiative will set the contest criteria.
Mass information contest will kick off on 3rd March. The event will be covered by mass media.