REPORT: Lebanese writer wins Arabic dictation competition’s first prize

120 competitors, including students, authors, religious men, politicians, and journalists, participated in the fourth edition of an Arabic dictation competition held at the Library hall at the Parliament, in cooperation with the Antonine University.

The dictation, aired by LBCI and hosted by Bassam Barrack, aims at restoring the importance of the Arab language, which has become a second tongue for most people.

Acclaimed Lebanese writer Marwan Najjar won the first place.