Japan, Korea to Attend Sharjah Book Fair

TOKYO — A number of Korean and Japanese publishers have expressed their interest in participating in the forthcoming Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF).

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Published: Sun 12 Jul 2009, 1:06 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 7:56 PM

The Director of SIBF, Ahmed Bin Rakad Al Amiri, who headed an official delegation of the Sharjah Department of Culture and Information (SDCI) to the Tokyo International Book Fair, held a series of meetings with publishers and academicians from Japan and South Korea on the fringes of the book fair in the Japanese capital.

Leading Event

Projected as the leading event in the world’s second largest publishing market, TIBF has provided an opportunity to introduce the Sharjah International Book Fair to Asian and other publishers of the world, Al Amiri noted.

SDCI is showcasing over 530 titles at its pavilion as per the directives of His Highness Dr. Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah.

The UAE delegation consists of a number of officials from the fields of culture and education, including Rashid Al Kous, coordinator-general of the programme, titled ‘Culture Without Borders’.

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