Mohammad Al-Murr

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Mohammad Ahmad Mohammad Al Murr Al Falasi (born 1955 in Dubai) is a short-story writer from the United Arab Emirates.

He has published over 15 volumes of short stories and has had two collections translated into English: Dubai Tales and The Wink of the Mona Lisa. [1]

Al Murr graduated from Syracuse University in the United States, and has been a member of a number of UAE academic institutions and councils.[2] He is the head of the Dubai Cultural Council, recently reorganized as the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority.

In 2011 Al Murr was appointed to the Federal National Council's 15th Chapter as a representative of the Emirate of Dubai, and elected uncontested as Speaker.[3]

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http://www.banipal.co.uk/contributors/856/mohammed-al-murr/