19 February 2019 07:06 AM

Sisi inaugurates Golden Jubilee of Cairo Book Fair

Tuesday، 22 January 2019 - 03:59 PM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi inaugurated on Tuesday 22/1/2019 the Golden Jubilee the Cairo International Book Fair.

The fair this year will honor former minister of culture Tharwat Okasha and Dr. Sahir el Qalmawy, the first head of the General Egyptian Book Organization for their contribution to the cultural field in Egypt.

The Arab League has been selected as the guest of honor of the fair.

Ten African, 16 Asian and seven European along with two American countries are taking part in this year's session along with 1,273 publishers and 24 Arab and foreign publishing houses.

Hundreds of cultural activities and eight workshops will be held on the sidelines of the fair.

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