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State Awards 2017 winners announced

By JT - Dec 13,2017 - Last updated at Dec 13,2017

AMMAN — A Royal Decree was issued approving the presenting of the State Awards 2017, the Jordan News, Agency, Petra, reported on Wednesday. The awards were given to individuals and institutions in the fields of literature, arts, sciences and children's literature.

This year's winners are Yousef Abdul Aziz, Taher Riad and Maha Atoum for the poetry prize; Nabil Mashini and the late Mohammad Qabbani for the arts while King Hussein Cancer Centre will receive the award for pure and applied sciences in cancer treatment.

Haya Saleh won the children's literature award.

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