With the participation of some 7,500 publishing houses and foundations from 104 countries, including the Republic of Iraq, the Frankfurt International Book Fair the largest international book fair in the world, kicked off in the presence of writers and political, literary and cultural figures from various countries.
The al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine is one of the most important Iraqi exhibitions, which participated through its authoring, investigation, translation and publishing centers. It is participating with about 200 books in the sciences of jurisprudence, men, sociology, philosophy, history and literature, as well as refereed journals in human sciences, and the live broadcast of the German website of the al-Kafeel Global Network, as well as displaying the documentaries of the holy shrine's projects. On the first day of the exhibition, the pavilion received visitors from different cultures and nationalities in the world.
The Ziyarat Arba'een is present at the exhibition for the first time in its history, as the German website of the Network broadcasted the activities and rituals of the Ziyarat Arba'een live from the holy shrines, with a footage showing the two holy shrines and the area between them from the air, which was wildly welcomed by the elite who visited the exhibition, as the first days of the book fair is allocated to them.