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Salih, first lady walk across historic Mutanabi st, meets with public

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President Barham Salih and Iraq's First Lady Sarbagh Salih, walked Friday, across Mutanabi Street, the historic center of Baghdad bookselling, where they met with a number of commuters.

The new president affirmed the necessity of preserving Iraq's cultural and civilizational features, especially embodied in the Mutanabi Street in central Baghdad, stressing the country's support for writers and artists, a press statement to the presidential press office read.

Salih also stressed the importance of providing intellectuals and artists with the neccessary support to carry out their vital role in developing "the spiritual and cultural horizon of the Iraqi people."
Last Modified: Friday، 19 October 2018 06:58 PM
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