Yesterday evening, the Amman International Book Fair witnessed a lecture as part of Qatar’s participation as a guest of honor in the current edition. The lecture presented by Mr. Ghanem Saad Al-Hamidi as part of the activities accompanying the exhibition addressed the role of cultural heritage in strengthening national identity, in the presence of His Excellency the Jordanian Minister of Culture, Professor Jassim Al-Buainain/ Director of the Public Libraries Department at the Ministry of Culture, and an audience of Jordanian intellectuals and writers and members of the Qatari delegation.

In the same context, a symposium will be held this evening at the exhibition at seven o’clock in the evening as part of the Qatari participation, and it will revolve around the topic of the publishing industry in Qatar, with the participation of: Ibrahim Abdel Rahim Al-Sayed, Dr. Aisha Jassim Al-Kuwari, with an intervention from Jabr Abu Fares, and the management of Ahmed Firas Al-Tarawneh. During the symposium, the role provided by Qatari publishing houses will be addressed, which has enabled them to assume a prominent position in this field.