The head of the General Egyptian Book Organization، Dr. Haitham Al-Haj opened Thursday the 4th edition of El Sheikh Zayed Book Fair.
A number of intellectuals had participated in the opening including the President of the Arab Publishers Association، Saeed Abdou، Vice President of General Egyptian Book Organization، Dr. Ahmed Baha El-Din، President of El Sheikh Zayed City Authority، Eng. Ahmed Ibrahim، President of El Sheikh Zayed Investors Association، Eng. Adel Lotfy، Vice President of the El Sheikh Zayed Investors Association، Dr. Manal Al-Awadi، and Dr. Ahmed Mujahid، a member of El Sheikh Zayed Investors Association and the supervisor of El Sheikh Zayed Festival for Creativity.
The 4th edition of Zayed Book Fair will run from March (1 to 11)، with the participation of 82 publishing houses.
Among the 82 publishing houses are Ministry of Culture sectors، such as dar el kotob، and the Supreme Council of Culture، in addition to a number of private publishing houses including Dawen، Atlas and others.
General Egyptian Book Organization pavilion features the latest publications of the organization including the complete work of Sayed Hegab، a number of Al Salasil publications in various fields، including children's books with a significant discount، and family library books.
The book fair will also feature a cultural activity that includes workshops for children، cultural seminars، concerts، and plays.
Lotfy had announced in a previous press statement، that El Sheikh Zayed Book Fair is one of the most important events of El Sheikh Zayed Festival for Creativity، which is annually held in Egypt.