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UAE's First Teacher Naama Al Qassimi Honoured

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, United Arab Emirates, Education, History

Commentator and blogger Sultan Al Qassemi today received an award from the state on behalf of his mother, Naama Bint Majid Al Qassimi, for being “first teacher” in the United Arab Emirates. The avid Twitter user, who has 309k followers, shares those old and rare photographs featuring his mother as a student and then a teacher, some 50 years ago.

He tweets:

Mr Al Qassimi received the award on behalf of his mother today.