Representatives of the Ministry of Culture and Youth visited the Riyadh International Book Fair 2021, which was held on the 1st of this month under the chairmanship of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the guardian of the two holy mosques. And will continue on the “Riyadh Front” until the 10th of the same month, where he will attend the International Publishers Conference and the Delegates’ session at the beginning of the dialogue session hosted by the Saudi Commission on Intellectual Property.
The delegation, led by Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Culture and Youth Affairs Mubarak Al-Nakki and Assistant Secretary of the Department of Heritage and Arts Ali Al-Shali, was present at the International Book Fair in Support of Knowledge. And the cultural renaissance leads the knowledge society to advance the book and expand its scope.
Representatives of the Ministry met with Sheikh Bodur Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, President of the International Publishers Association, Founder and President of the Emirates Publishers Association and Bashar Shabaro, General Secretary of the Arab Publishers Association to enhance cooperation in the field of publishing. , And turn challenges into development opportunities, especially in light of the conditions imposed by the Govt-19 epidemic.
The team also visited Emirati sites participating in the exhibition, including the Abu Dhabi Center for the Arabic Language, the Kalima Project, the Emirates Publishers Association’s “Platform” Initiative and some of Saudi Arabia’s venues such as Audio. -Visual Media Authority, Literary Society in Riyadh, Glossary of “Hawi” Initiative and Manuscripts.
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On this occasion, Mubarak al-Naqi said: “The Riyadh International Book Fair is a renewed cultural event that emphasizes the book’s main tool for disseminating culture and knowledge and enriching intellectual and intellectual content. A global cultural center.
Al-Nakki added, “Saudi Arabia’s great efforts and the organizers of this exhibition translate the vision of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the custodian of the two holy mosques, to support the dissemination of knowledge and to initiate initiatives. Is also a machine.People and communities culturally, intellectually and creatively.
It is noteworthy that the Riyadh International Book Fair is held annually in Riyadh; To bring together the most important publishers and readers from different countries of the world. Launched this year under the auspices of the Culture and Literature, Publishing and Translation Authority, in an effort to improve the role and status of the Riyadh International Book Fair on the map of global book fairs. Providing inspiring experiences that stimulate literary, and cultural participation in the Kingdom, and stimulate business collaboration; Saudi Arabia is becoming a global gateway to the publishing industry.
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