The al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine participated in the Najaf International Book Fair in its first edition. The pavilion of the Holy Shrine displayed more than 450 publications, including encyclopedias, refereed journals, and religious and ideological books.
Dr. Nawras al-Dahan, President of Al-Kafeel University, said: "The pavilion of the al-Abbas's (p) shrine in this exhibition was distinguished by various scientific and intellectual productions, which are produced and published by the intellectual centers and universities affiliated with the Holy Shrine," stressing that: "The al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine has a great role in strengthening the cultural movement throughout the country, through its participation and continuous support for various exhibitions and seminars."
For his part, Mr. Mohamad al-A'raji, Head of the Exhibitions Unit at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, added: “All the publications that were displayed in the pavilion are written and printed by the Holy Shrine,” noting that: “The Holy Shrine was represented at the exhibition by the Department of Intellectual Affairs and the Department of Knowledge Affairs, with more than 450 cultural and scientific publications of the Holy Shrine and its cultural centers.".
On the other hand, the academic researcher; Dr. Hassanein Jaber confirmed that: "There is an important diversity in the various scientific and intellectual publications that were displayed in the Holy Shrine's pavilion, especially the refereed scientific journals, and their discussion of various research and studies according to modern scientific standards."