Abu Dhabi Book Fair to be bigger this year

ABU DHABI — The 18th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is going to be bigger than ever before, an official said.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Wed 5 Mar 2008, 8:40 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 6:37 PM

Talking to Khaleej Times, Juma Al Qubaisi, director of Kitab, the company that's organising the event along with the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH), said the book fair this year would have a slew of side events besides a big event every day.

The fair, to be held at the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Centre, will kick off on March 11 and will last until March 16.

Al Qubaisi said, "The Book Fair is only part of the plan to develop the book industry in Abu Dhabi and making books part of the daily lives of people here."

He said there would be many firsts at the event.

More news from