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The Minister of Culture of Venezuela praises the 55th edition of the Cairo International Book Fair

By Manal Abdel Fattah

The Minister of the Popular Authority for Culture of the Republic of Venezuela, Mr. Ernesto Villagas, arrived in Cairo, where he was received by Dr. Nevin Al-Kilani, Minister of Culture, today, immediately after his arrival in Egypt to participate in the activities of the Cairo International Book Fair.

During the meeting, the Minister of Culture welcomed her Venezuelan counterpart and appreciated the importance of the first participation of the Venezuelan side in the book fair, as it represents a strong addition to the fair in terms of cultural diversity, which the fair aims to activate at all levels.

For his part, the Venezuelan Minister of Culture conveyed the greetings of Mr. Nicolas Maduro, President of the Republic of Venezuela, to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, and appreciated Egypt’s role in resolving the Palestinian issue, expressing his respect and appreciation for the efforts of the Egyptian state in this regard, and expressing the importance of this participation. As it represents a starting point for activating more cultural and artistic cooperation between the two countries.

The meeting concluded by thanking the Egyptian Minister of Culture for the warm reception, wishing for more fruitful and positive cooperation between the two sides.

It is noteworthy that the activities of the Cairo International Book Fair began on January 25, and its activities will continue until February 6, 2024. The 55th session of the Cairo Book Fair will host 1,200 publishers and 5,250 exhibitors from 70 countries. It will be held on an area of ​​80,000 square meters, including five exhibition halls, where it will receive… The exhibition is open to the public every day from ten in the morning until eight in the evening, except for Thursdays and Fridays. The public is received from 10 am to 9 pm on Thursday and Friday, and from 10 to 8 the rest of the days.

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