Syrian Publishers’ Union: more than 70 Syrian publishers participate in Cairo International Book Fair

Cairo, SANA-The 52nd edition of the Cairo International Book Fair,  to be held on Wednesday in Cairo, under the slogan (reading is life), with the participation of 1218 publishers from 25 countries, including Syria.

In a statement to SANA’s reporter in Cairo, Haitham Hafez, head of the Syrian Publishers Union, said that more than 70 Syrian publishers will participate in the exhibition.

He pointed out that the Syrian publishers carry with them the best of what Syrian books have collected in all fields, especially those related to children, knowledge and translation books.

Hafez said that there will be an extended meeting between the Syrian and Egyptian Publishers Association to enhance cultural cooperation between the two countries and develop the publishing mechanism to serve the Syrian and Egyptian readers, there will also be Syrian participation in the Arab Publishers’ Association meeting, which will be held on the sidelines of exhibition’s activities.

Cairo International Book Fair, which will be held amid precautionary measures due to the Coronavirus pandemic, will continue until the 15th of next July.

Manar Salameh/ Mazen Eyon

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