World Bulletin / News Desk
There will be 55 publishing houses, 300 scientists and writers from 22 countries, mainly from Turkey, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Sudan, Qatar and Kuwait will attend the event where various conferences and activities will take place.
The 3rd Turkey Arabic Book and Culture Days aims to establish a common heritage and culture of Islamic countries founded on the geography of the Ottoman Empire, to introduce young generations to each other and contribute to their understanding of our common history and civilizations.
This year, the event's motto is "We are picking up where we left off," and it emphasizes, "Our light over thousands of years: science books," and in 2018, it will open its doors with the slogan, "Madrasahs for reclaiming our past, building our future."
Thousands of books in Arabic will be displayed and conferences, seminars, concerts, faculty meetings, discussions and art exhibitions will take place.
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