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Dubai, March 8: In celebration of the International Women's Day on 8th March, 2006, Dhwani an organization that has been working for the welfare of women has chosen 50 women from all over the UAE to honour them with Excellence Day awards. This is the fifth consecutive year that Dhwani will be honouring women on the occasion. So far around 170 women have received these awards.

The function will be held at the Sheikh Rashid Auditorium from 7.30 to 10.00 p.m. The Chief Guests to grace this function and distribute the awards are Ms. Laila Ahmed Al Zawadi, Director, Arts & Cultural Dept. Ministry of Education, Ms. Mona Al Marri, Chairperson Dubai Press Club and Ms. Hawa Abdulla Bastaki, Director Admin Dev. & Quality Department, Dubai Municipality amongst a host of other prominent dignitaries belonging to different nationalities and communities.

Ms. M. G. Uma, Managing Director of Dhwani says " International Women's day is a a day to celebrate the achievements of women and draw the attention of society to issues that face women.  It is a day to recognize the women who shun away from media and publicity  but have contributed to society and made a difference."

She further added that "Being a women is indeed a privilege and it is the pride of every women to celebrate International Women's Day in honour of the contribution in making the world a better place to live in"


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