Shihab Ghanem became the First Arab to receive India’s Tagore Peace Prize

Shihab Ghanem became the First Arab to receive India’s Tagore Peace Prize.

Emirati poet and translator Shihab Ghanem became the first Emirati and Arab to win the Tagore Peace Prize.

Tagore Peace Prize is instituted by the Indian government to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s poet, philosopher and Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.

Shihab  Ghanem is officially going to receive the Tagore award by the Asiatic society in a ceremony to be held in Kolkata on 6 May 2012.

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