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PM opens 31st Doha Int’l Book Fair

PM opens 31st Doha Int’l Book Fair

QNA
Doha
Under the generous patronage of His Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani on Thursday inaugurated the 31st Doha International Book Fair at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center.
The Doha International Book Fair is held under the slogan ‘Knowledge is Light’.
The PM visited the pavilions of the exhibition, during which he was briefed on the contents of Qatari, Arab and foreign publishing houses and the latest publications, books and manuscripts of government agencies, Arab and international cultural institutions and embassies accredited to the country, especially the United States pavilion, the honored guest this year, on the occasion of the Qatar-America Year of Culture 2021.
The PM also visited the Children’s Creators Garden, the Akkas Center, the Youth Hobbies Centre, and the Visual Arts Center.
The PM reviewed the collection of pictures, paintings and postage stamps of a number of Qatari artists and amateurs, and listened to an explanation about the cultural events accompanying the exhibition, including seminars and lectures. The opening was attended by a number of sheikhs, ministers, heads of diplomatic missions, senior officials and guests of the exhibition.