The al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine concludes its participation in the Najaf International Book Fair.

The al-Abbas’s (p) Holy Shrine concluded its participation in the Najaf International Book Fair in its first edition, held under the slogan "Najaf; Civilization and book" and continued for ten days with the participation of 200 publishing houses representing 14 Arab and foreign countries.
The al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine was represented in this important cultural event by the Department of Intellectual and Cultural Affairs and the Department of Islamic and Human Knowledge Affairs. Its pavilion was a prominent meeting point for most of the visitors of the exhibition from different social classes, because it included various (religious, intellectual, cultural, academic, historical, philosophical, Quranic) and others titles about children and women’s culture.
The number of publications that decorated the shelves of the pavilion reached (450) various publications between the magazines, books, series and encyclopedias. The Department of Intellectual and Cultural Affairs has subscribed to more than (320) books and the Department of Islamic and Human Knowledge Affairs with (130) books. All of these publications are extracted from the ideas of the authors of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine in addition to their printing, and are distinguished by the fact that they are exclusive to the Holy Shrine and are not found in any other house or institution, and this is considered a qualitative addition to the pavilion.
The Head of the Intellectual and Cultural Affairs Department at the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine told Al-Kafeel Network: "The exhibition in its first session witnessed a distinguished presence and positive responses. This is an indication of its success."
He added, "Participation in this exhibition has gained special importance as it is the first participation in this edition, which is the largest international cultural event concerned with books in the city of science and scholars in Najaf, and tens of thousands of intellectuals, writers, researchers, and publishers from Arab and foreign countries met and participated in it. The exhibition-goers have found a unique scientific and cultural richness in this pavilion.”
It is noteworthy that the exhibition, which opened on the twentieth of this month, witnessed the participation of publishing houses from Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iran, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, UK, India, Tunisia and Qatar.
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