The fiftieth edition of the Cairo International Book Fair will be held on Tuesday, February 5th and will be held on February 5th 2016. The Arab League will be the guest of honor of this session and the event will also feature exhibition characters, Tharwat Okasha, Alqlmaoa.
The Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will open the session of the Golden Jubilee at the new exhibition area at the Egyptian International Exhibition Center on the occasion of the fifth assembly, in the presence of the Minister of Culture Dr. Enas Abdel-Hamid and of the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Ahmed Aboul Gheit and Ambassador Dr. Haifa Abu Ghazaleh – Deputy Secretary General, Head of the Social Affairs Department, Chair of the Committee for the Participation of the League of Arab States as Guest of Honor at the 50th session, and dr. Haitham Al Haj, president of the Egyptian General Book Organization, as well as numerous officials and members of the diplomatic corps in the Arab Republic of Egypt.
For his part, Abu Ghazaleh stressed that the selection of the "League of Arab States" guest has come to highlight the results of joint Arab action and to culminate in this Arab building, which collects his rich materials depict vivid figures and historical events that would change the course of social, economic and political history. The Arab League was honored by the Arab League as a guest of honor at the Frankfurt International Book Fair in 2004. It also emphasized the effectiveness of the collective Arab cultural role at the service of joint Arab action.
He added that this efficiency coincides with the 74th anniversary of the foundation of the League of Arab States, the first regional organization to be established in March 1945, the culmination of Arab nationalism and Arab nationalist thought. Modern and contemporary, and the first institutional framework that embodies the dream of Arab unity and the first international organization established during the Second World War, whose establishment was in response to the appeals and aspirations of the Arab peoples.
The Arab League Pavilion at the Cairo International Book Fair
In this context, the guest wing of the League of Arab States will be constituted by the Center of Joint Arab Action, the Free Reading Area, the Center for Educational Initiatives and Knowledge, from the area of the Memory of the League of Arab States, from the children's corner, from the Arab Salon and from the media area.