A number of visitors to the Karbala International Book Fair, in its 14th edition, (which is part of the Cultural Festival of the Martyrdom's Spring, which will be launched on Friday, God willing,) from clerics, academics, researchers and interested in this matter, said that this edition of this exhibition has a new fingerprint distinguishing it from the previous years, as this edition of the fair has welcomed a group of publishing houses that have not been present in previous years, including a number of specialized important participations of publishing houses for books on medicine, law, economics, etc. Giving an academic side to the fair to make it easier for students to find directly books they need.
Adding that the fair is characterized by a clear and remarkable diversity in terms of the quantity of books and diversity of their topics (religious, cultural, social and others). And the two holy shrines were able this year to attract attention to the Book Fair, which makes the holy city of Karbala a new beacon to promote cultural awareness.
It is to mention that this fair is one of the activities of the fourteenth World Cultural Festival of the Martyrdom's Spring, with the participation of 133 Iraqi, Arab and foreign Publishing Houses, libraries, institutions and centers in seven countries: Britain, Lebanon, Iran, Egypt, Jordan, Syria and the host country Iraq. And the administration of the fair made sure that this edition includes various subjects' books that target most segments of the society, from childhood to the family, men and women, academics, students and educated people in general, and even the general visitor.