February 1, 2024

Saudi Arabia Honored at New Delhi World Book Fair 2024

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Saudi Arabia takes center stage at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2024, running from Feb. 10 to 18. Announced on Tuesday, the Kingdom’s vibrant culture will be showcased through various commissions and entities.

Transitioning into the spotlight, Saudi Arabia’s Literature, Publishing, and Translation Commission, along with cultural entities such as the Heritage Commission, Music Commission, and Film Commission, will offer the Indian public an immersive experience.

From culinary delights to traditional performing arts, seminars will enlighten attendees about Saudi culture, fostering a deeper understanding. India’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Dr. Suhel Ajaz Khan, expressed enthusiasm, emphasizing the event’s potential to strengthen bilateral ties.

Highlighting mutual interests, the ambassador emphasized the significance of bolstering cultural exchanges between the two nations. This collaborative effort aligns with both governments’ vision to enhance bilateral relations and foster closer people-to-people connections.

The Vibrant Tapestry of Saudi Culture Unveiled

Launched in 1972, the New Delhi World Book Fair is a celebration of literature and knowledge. Last year marked its 50th anniversary, showcasing the event’s enduring significance.

With over 1,000 publishing houses expected to participate, the fair promises a rich tapestry of literary offerings. Organized by the National Book Trust of India, under the Ministry of Education, it serves as a nexus for intellectual exchange.

Driving this year’s cultural immersion is Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture, spearheading the initiative in line with the Vision 2030 plan. As Saudi Arabia embraces this opportunity, the fair becomes a platform to showcase its cultural heritage and contemporary achievements.

Source: Arab News

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