Almarai News

First place wins a trip to the Galapagos Islands

Almarai and National Geographic Abu Dhabi have announced that Khaled Al-Sabt from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has won first prize in Almarai’s photo competition (Photomentaries) which is an expenses-paid photographing expedition with National Geographic to the Galapagos Islands in addition to photography equipment worth $5000 American dollars and the winning photo’s publication in the Arabic National Geographic.

Muhammad Al-Hashemi from the United Arab Emirates took second place, winning photography equipment worth $5000 American dollars. Third place went to Saeed Jamouh from the United Arab Emirates who won photography equipment worth $2500 American dollars.

Rohit D’silva, Vice-President and General Director of National Geographic Abu Dhabi (Middle East and North Africa) said: “We are pleased with our cooperation with Almarai in providing this new edition of the “Photos Tell” competition as it is a company that has proven that an Arab institution can grow and become a leading global name and symbol of the region’s prosperity, adding that last year’s competition strengthened the close link between National Geographic and photography.”

Almarai organized the photography competition “Pictures Tell” in collaboration with National Geographic Abu Dhabi under the title of the Celebration of the Beauty of the Arab World, and more than 30 thousand photographers from various Arab countries participated in it. Entries were judged by Joe McNally, National Geographic photographer, Mohamed Al Hammadi, Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic Arabic, and Hussam Abdul Qader, Head of Communication and Public Relations at Almarai.