Dr. Ahmed Bahey El-Din, Chairman of the Egyptian General Book Authority, announced that the fourth day of the Cairo International Book Fair in its 54th session witnessed a great public turnout, as the number of visitors to the fair, today, Sunday, January 29, 2023, exceeded 218 thousand visitors.
The head of the Egyptian General Book Organization expressed his happiness at the growing public turnout witnessed by the current edition of the exhibition, pointing out that the turnout today exceeded expectations, especially since Sunday is a working day after the official holidays.
The head of the Book Authority said: The sectors of the Ministry of Culture have provided hundreds of titles at reduced prices, starting from EGP 20 and not exceeding EGP 20, indicating that there is a great demand from the public to buy the books offered within the initiative launched by the Minister of Culture, Dr.
It is noteworthy that the 54th session of the Cairo International Book Fair is being held under the auspices of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, and was inaugurated by Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister. Together: We Read.. We Think.. We Create.” The writer, Salah Jahin, was chosen to be the character of the exhibition this year. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is the guest of honor. It is one of the largest actual gatherings of publishers in the world, with 1074 Egyptian and Arab publishers participating. And foreigners, from 53 countries, including new countries such as Hungary and the Dominican Republic, in addition to cultural activities that include meetings with creators, writers, thinkers, artists, symbols, and Egyptian, Arab and international figures, to enhance the role of culture in building the future that we aspire to.