Within its series of international, cultural and intellectual participations, the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, represented by its Department of Intellectual and Cultural Affairs, participated in the twenty-eighth edition of the International Book Fair in the Iranian capital Tehran.
According to the vice president of the Department of the Intellectual and Cultural Affairs at the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, Mr. 'Aqeel Abd Al-Hussayn Al-Yasiri: "This participation comes to inform the visitors of the fair about the cultural and intellectual productions and the evolution in all levels of the holy shrine. The pavilion of the holy shrine is considered as a spiritual place for its visitor, as it is linked to the shrine of the banner bearer of Imam Al-Hussayn (peace be upon him). This participation is also an opportunity of communication and exchange with the rest of the international publishing houses and institutions."
Mr. Al-Yasiri concluded: "Our pavilion included a set of religious and cultural publications issued by the units of our Department in different titles addressed to all age groups. The pavilion is characterized by its publications that are all a production of the holy shrine, from authoring, translating, designing to the output, which made the pavilion distinct of the rest of the pavilions especially that it included also an exhibition of a collection of pictures of the holy shrine, its projects and the various services provided to the visitors."
It is to mention that the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine multiplies its participations in the fairs and festivals inside and beyond Iraq, and its pavilion receives increasing number of visitors and displays an increasing numbers of publications in each exhibition. Noting that during this year, the participating publishing houses come from 65 countries as well as the local ones, displaying more than 450 thousand book title in various science fields.