H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi visits Sharjah International Book Fair
H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, visited Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) on Thursday at the sprawling Expo Centre at Sharjah.
The 35th edition of the fair, themed ‘Read More,’ has started from November 2 and will run until Saturday, November 12, with a participation of 1,681 publishing houses from 60 countries.
Sheikh Sultan paid a visit to number of stands for Emirati, Gulf, Arab and foreign publishers where he viewed their latest publications and products and learned about their cultural initiatives to encourage reading.
HH also toured a number of cultural activities organised during the 9th day of the fair.
HH was accompanied by Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Corporation, along with a number of Sheikhs and senior local officials.