The Qatari Publishers and Distributors Forum, affiliated to the Ministry of Culture, is holding an event of (The Young Publisher), at the headquarters of the Children’s Literature Center. This is one of the events organized by the Qatari Publishers and Distributors Forum, in line with its objectives aimed at raising the professional level of the publishing and distribution industry, supporting its mission in developing cultural awareness and enhancing joint cooperation between publishing and distribution houses in a way that contributes to the advancement of publishing and distribution operations, strengthening ties between publishers and distributors, and contributing in publishing and distributing the production of Qatari authors locally, regionally and internationally, introducing them as well as participating in local and foreign publishing, distribution and book exhibitions in cooperation and coordination with the Ministry of Culture and other competent authorities.

The Children’s Literature Center’s hosting of the event stems from being the first center concerned with children’s literature in the Middle East, as it was established in 2012, with the aim of highlighting the Qatari culture to be closer to the child. The Center looks at the child as an integral part of the homeland and the world, amidst the center’s keenness to create a reader society, and to create the reader young and that the latter is the most effective in addition to highlighting the State’s culture, strengthening the national identity and instilling a love of heritage in their souls.