Emirates Post announces winners of 39th UPU Letter Writing CompetitionMay 18, 2010 - 03:08 - WAM Dubai, May 18, 2010 (WAM): Emirates Post has announced the winners of the 39th UPU International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People on the topic "Write a letter to someone to explain why it is important to talk about AIDS and to protect yourself against the disease".
Entries of 13 students from UAE schools have been shortlisted for recognition. The competition attracted over 800 entries.
The letter written by Hamad Al Hamli, a student of Al Majd Model School, Sharjah, was selected for the top prize and this will be the UAE entry for the international level competition conducted by Universal Postal Union (UPU) each year, as part of World Post Day celebrations.
The winners, along with their supervisors and teachers from respective schools, will be felicitated by Emirates Post at a function to be held on World Post Day on October 9. The winners will receive cash prizes, along with certificates.