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Muscat International Book Fair to return after one year break

on Feb 18, 2022

26th Muscat International Book Fair to commence on February 24th and will continue till March 5th. The Fair will be inaugurated by His Highness Sayyid Theyazin bin Haitham Al Said, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth. 

The news about the Fair was announced during a press conference held by Dr. Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Harrasi, Minister of Information, Chairman of the Main Committee of the Muscat International Book Fair, at the Ministry of Information on Wednesday.
The Minister of Information announced at the press conference of the Muscat International Book Fair: "There was a fear that holding this year’s Muscat International Book Fair would be a cause of the spread of the virus, but will be held while adhering to all the necessary precautionary measures." 
Ahmed Al Rawahi, the Director of Muscat International Book Fair said that "27 countries participated in this year's Muscat International Book Fair, with 715 publishing houses, compared to 946 publishing houses that participated in the last fair that was held in 2020, and with the participation of 33 non-Arabic publishing houses."

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