His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, opened the 11-day annual event, the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2013, at the Expo Centre, Sharjah.
Considered one of the four largest book fairs in the world, this year’s SIBF welcomes representatives from 53 countries, and the participation of 1,010 local and international publishing houses, offering more than 400,000 titles and over 500 cultural activities.
“Thanks to Allah and to the hard work of its leaders and the diligence of its people the UAE has reached this level of cultural and civilisational sophistication, aspiring to develop the human mind and spirit,” said Dr Shaikh Sultan at the opening ceremony.
Dr Shaikh Sultan inaugurates the Book Fair at the Sharjah Expo Centre on Wednesday. I request all my students and blog visitors from the UAE to grab this opportunity and visit the Book Fair without fail. Please visit OTHER BOOKS/BLACKSTONE & HOLYWELL Publications at Hall No. 5, Stall 49-53 for amazing collection of Islamic Books, Inshaa’Allah. Also visit DARUSSALAM PUBLICATIONS Insha’Allah. VENUE: Sharjah Expo Centre Dates: November 6 to 16, 2013. Timings: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m (Friday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.)
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Thank you, and Jazakallaahu Khayra.