Aslan, Hamed, El-Gowhary win prestigious Nile Award

Mohammed Saad , Saturday 30 Jun 2012

Just announced after voting by members of the Supreme Council for Culture, author Aslan, scenarist Hamed and social scientist El-Gowhary win the state's highest award in their respective fields

The winners of the prestigous Nile Award for 2012 have just been announced: they are renowned late author Ibrahim Aslan in the field of literature, talented script writer Waheed Hamed, and social scientist Mohamed El-Gowhary.

The award, which comes with a LE400,000 gift, is the highest literary honour given by the state and was previously awarded to late author Naguib Mahfouz.

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