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Female Iranian scholar wins Muslim world’s Rania award 2024

The Muslim world’s Rania award 2024 honors 14 distinguished Muslim women during a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 23, 2024. (Via IRNA)

A distinguished female Iranian scholar has won the Muslim world’s Rania award 2024 in Malaysia.

Maryam Tajabadi, Assistant Professor at Iran University of Science and Technology, received her prize during a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.

The Malaysian prime minister’s wife, Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, awarded the prize to Tajabadi.

The Iranian woman is an expert in biotechnology, along with 13 other prominent women from Muslim countries, namely Malaysia, Nigeria, Senegal, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates.

Addressing the ceremony, Wan Ismail said women play a leading role in promoting family values and economy in the world.

This congress, she said, will send a clear message to the world about the real standing of women in the Muslim world.

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