PARIS, France, The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Ministry of Information, today signed in Paris, the agreement for its participation, as a special guest at the Paris International Book Fair, which will be organised in mid-Mar, 2019.
The agreement was signed by Ali bin Khalfan al-Jabri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Information, and Michel Filzi, Chairman of France Reed Expositions, and Head of the French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition), Vincent Montagne.
The undersecretary of the Ministry of Information, stressed the importance of the Sultanate’s participation in this important fair and its message.
He noted that, the participation aims at raising awareness of the Sultanate’s culture and civilisation and enhance the positive interaction with the Fair guests.
The signing ceremony, which was held at the National Union of the Publishing Houses, was attended by Sheikh Dr. Ghazi bin said al-Rowas, the Sultanate’s accredited Ambassador to France, and a number of the Fair’s organisers, including the Director General of the French Publishers Association, the Director of the Book Fair, and Dr. Georges Sassine, the representative of the Omani Ministry of Information in France.
Source: Nam News Network