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HE Sheikh Sultan allocates Dh4.5 million for purchases at Sharjah International Book Fair

 HE Sheikh Sultan allocates Dh4.5 million for purchases at Sharjah International Book Fair

His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has allocated Dh4.5 million for the acquisition of latest publications by 2,033 Arab and international publishers during the ongoing Sharjah International Book Fair. The initiative aims to furnish the public and government libraries in the emirates with a diverse range of literary content.

This endeavour is deeply rooted in Sheikh Sultan’s vision to bolster the publishing industry in the region and worldwide, thereby strengthening the prospects and success of publishers. It also seeks to broaden the knowledge resources accessible to the communities of Sharjah and the UAE, encompassing readers, researchers, and students. Furthermore, it underscores the pivotal role of libraries in shaping a knowledge-based society and enhancing their contributions towards achieving a comprehensive and sustainable cultural renaissance.

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