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Emirates News Agency – 65 participants and exhibitors from across the country took part in the “Muscat Book Fair”.

From Sa’d al-Mahri.

Muscat, 23rd February 2020 (WAM) – More than 65 participants and exhibitors from the country will participate in the activities of the twenty-seventh session of the Muscat International Book Fair, which will continue until March 4 at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre. , with the aim of strengthening the publishing industry in the country, opens the way for publishers to exchange experiences and ideas.

Muscat International Book Fair Director Mr. Ahmad bin Saud Al Rawahi, in a statement to Emirates news agency WAM, said the UAE’s participation in the Muscat International Book Fair is a great addition. In publishing industry.

He highlighted the participation of the Emirates Publishers Association and the excellent books, content and cultural products it offers, the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre, the Sharjah Book Authority and other Emirati cultural institutions. He praised Shaikh’s book Dr. It is entitled “History of Al-Busaiyd Imams in Oman” 1749-856, which sheds light on an important period in the history of Oman.

Al-Rawahi added that it is a cultural and artistic interface that promotes the concept of culture and reading among the youth and the general public to implement cultural movement and activities, with the participation of prominent intellectuals, media personalities and exhibition directors in the Gulf. President of the Cooperation Council of States and Arab States, and the Arab Publishers Association.

More than 33 countries are participating in the exhibition, which was launched under the patronage of His Excellency Syed Hammoud bin Faisal Al Busaidi, Minister of Interior of the Sultanate of Oman, with 826 publications and 42 official participations from various parties.

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The fair has 1,194 halls displaying 533,063 titles and publications, and includes 331 cultural activities. The exhibition also dedicates a corner to Omani writers, focusing on Omani publications.

Dina Omar / Saad al-Mahri