The President and members of the judging committees for (Owrabea) award in its second edition, organized by the Arab and African Youth Council visit to the novelist center Buthaina Khadr Mackie cultural creativity and enlightenment in Khartoum to participate in the narrative, which discussed the issue of the modern novel community and documentation in the presence of Secretary General of the National Council for Culture and Arts Atef Osman and Dr. Abdullahi Ali Ibrahim, and a large number of writers, , journalists and critics of the pioneers and youth in the fourm. Speaking at the Forum, Dr. Abdul Latif Obaid Assistant Secretary of the Arab States League and the president of the university center of Tunis and head of the panel and a member of the Committee on poetry for (Awrabea)award and stressed the strong cultural ties between Tunisia and Sudan, noting that he visited the Sudan more than once and was the last visit to the city of El Fasher Sultan to participate Darfur referendum and said: I was the readers of the global Sudanese writer Al-Tayeb Salih and read for his books (season of migration to the North) and he was a fan of his novel (Doma Wad Hamid) and he stood on a comparative study between the Sudanese poet Tijani Yusuf Bashir, Tunisian poet Abu El Kacem Chebbi and he read a number of Sudanese novelists and listen to Sudanese songs . Also participated in the Forum Mrs. Hala Fahmy, head of the cultural section of the Egyptian newspaper evening and head of the story Division, novels, travel literature the Federation of Egyptian writers and judging committee member Story (Awrabea) award and emphasized the depth of eternal between Sudan and Egypt relations and confirmed her happiness to visit Khartoum for the first time and said that Sudanese women formed a presence in the area of the story and the novel, noting that Awrabea contest came with the participation of a large number of young novelists Ahawaar and noting the role of forums, workshops and competitions in the deployment of creativity and culture.
Speaking at the forum, Dr. Friend Omar Siddiq director of the Institute Professor Abdullah Tayeb Arabic language and jury member of the poetry contest and attended the forum, Mr. Ahmed Awad, general secretary of the club Sudanese story and a member of the Jury Story Competition and spoke of the forum, Dr. Hashim Mirghani and professor Ezzedine Al Mirghani and professor Ali Yassin and director of the Sudanese club book Mashaier Sharif was at the forum dealt with the past, present and future of the Sudanese novel.
It welcomed the Director narrative forum Mrs. Buthaina Khadr Mackie winning the guests of the country from Tunisia, Egypt and she gave them collection of her writings in the field of the story and the novel she thanks the Afro-Arab Youth Council, who led the organization for an international award Arab and African Youth Initiative in poetry, singing, composition and story areas.