The Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor was honoured by Al Arabiya English News following his keynote address at the Al Arabiya Global Discussions Forum at The St. Regis Dubai in Al Habtoor City on Wednesday December 17, 2015.
Al Habtoor was awarded with a trophy honouring him as ‘Columnist of the Year’ for his “outstanding contributions in bridging the communication gap between the Arab world and the West through his bold positions, insights on global affairs and ability to influence public opinion.”
Al Habtoor is regularly featured in the local and international media with his highly-opinionated views on politics and injustice around the world. He often voices his concerns on topical issues and provides solutions for key issues threatening the safety of the Middle East.
The award was presented at a Gala event following Al Habtoor’s keynote speech on Rising Islamophobia in the West.