NEW DELHI, 9th January 2018 (WAM) - Heba Al Marasi, Ambassador of Egypt to India, congratulated the Emirate of Sharjah on being selected as the 27th New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF)’s guest of honour.
During her visit to Sharjah pavilion at the fair, Marasi underscored that the emirate is truly flourishing culturally under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah. She expressed her keen desire for Sharjah’s cultural efforts to reach out to more countries in the Arab region and the world.
She noted that Sharjah’s participation in the 50th edition of Cairo International Book Fair represents a new chapter in the cultural relationship between the emirate and Egyptian society.
Al Marasi toured the Sharjah pavilion, receiving an insight into all the cultural offerings brought to New Delhi by the emirate’s leading entities. She expressed her delight to see Sharjah’s efforts towards promoting a culture of reading among children in the UAE and the wider region.