Sharjah Ruler visits Cairo International Book Fair

SHARJAH, 6th February, 2019 (WAM) — H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, visited on Tuesday the 50th Cairo International Book Fair.

Upon his arrival at the Exhibition Centre, the Ruler of Sharjah was greeted by Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem, Egyptian Minister of Culture, Haitham Al Haj Ali, Head of the General Egyptian Book Organisation, and Mohamed Rashad President of the Arab Publishers Association.

Dr. Sheikh Sultan toured the main hall of the exhibition and visited several pavilions, including the Egyptian Book Organisation, the Egyptian Ministry of Defence, the Arab League, the Sharjah Institute for Heritage, the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, the Sharjah Book Fair pavilion, and the UAE Publishers Association.

During his tour, His Highness met with representatives from a number of Arab publishing houses and libraries, and discussed with them a number of topics pertaining to the world of publishing.

The Sharjah Ruler was accompanied by Jumaa Mubarak Al-Junaibi, UAE Ambassador to Egypt, Mohammed Obaid Al Zaabi, Head of Protocol and Hospitality Department, Dr. Abdulaziz Al Musallam, Chairman of Sharjah Institute for Heritage, Ahmed bin Rakad Al Ameri, Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority, and Dr. Amr Abdel Hamid, Director of the Sharjah Research Academy.

WAM/Rasha Abubaker/Esraa Ismail

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