Paris, The Sultanate represented by the Ministry of Information today signed at Paris the agreement for its participation as a special guest at Paris International Book Fair, which will be organized mid 2019.

The agreement was signed by Ali bin Khalfan al- Jabri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Information and Michael Valery, Chairman of France Reading Festival and Head of the French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition).

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 civilization 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, Sultanate’s accredited Ambassador to France and a number of the Fair organizers including the Director General of the French Publishers Association, the Director of the Book Fair and Dr. George Yassin, the representative of the Omani Ministry of Information in France.

Source: Oman News Agency