KUNA: Opening of the Palestine International Book Fair in Surda – Culture & Art

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A pavilion at the Palestine International Book Fair

RAMALLAH, Sept. 14 (KUNA) — The 12th edition of the Palestine International Book Fair kicked off Wednesday in the town of Sudra, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, with the participation of 350 publishers and 150 authors.
Palestinian Deputy Prime Minister Ziyad Abu Amer said during the inauguration of the 10-day event that this cultural event carries a message of Palestinian resilience as the Palestinian people continue to pursue their national cultural and humanitarian activities.
The Deputy Prime Minister hailed the fair, held at the National Library located in the city of Surda, a significant event as it comes after a hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
“We are satisfied with the participation of our brothers,” he said, adding that the Arab presence in Palestine instills a sense of confidence and power in the Palestinian people.
For his part, Tunisian Ambassador to Palestine Al-Habib bin Farah, whose country is this year’s guest of honor, affirmed that participation in the 12th edition of the fair testifies to Tunisia’s continued support. to the Palestinian people. (end) nq.tma.aai

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