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Erbil Int'l Book Fair witnesses high turnout, offering 1m books: Sponsor


The Erbil International Book Fair has closed on Saturday, after opening for 11 days in the capital of Kurdistan Region.

According to Al Mada Publishing Company, the fair’s official sponsor, there were 250-300 Arab, Kurdish and foreign publishing houses participating in the current fair, which offered 1 million books.

Ninty-percent of the participants in the fair were Arab exhibitors and publishing houses, according to news outlets, which described it as an Arabic event in a Kurdish region.

The edition of this fair was meant to compensate for the cancelled 2018 edition, called off because of political tensions between the central government and the Kurdistan region.

Last Modified: Sunday، 14 April 2019 02:04 PM