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News Code: 1122


Intl Book Fair Opens in Karbala

The 10th edition of international book fair of Husseini holy shrine in Karbala was opened on May 28.
According to Al-Kafeel website, the exhibition has been organized in cooperation with the custodianship of the holy shrines of Imam Hussein (AS) and Hazrat Abbas (AS).
It is a part of the programs of the 10th edition of “Bahar-e Shahadat (Spring of Martyrdom)” international festival which is to be opened on the 3rd of Sha’ban (June 1).
Aqeelah Zeynab (SA) Courtyard of Imam Hussein’s (AS) holy shrine will host this edition of the festival.
The opening ceremony of the book exhibition was held with the participation of Sheikh Abdul Mahdi Karbalayi, custodian of the Husseini holy shrine, Aqeel Al-Turaihi, governor of Karbala and a number of the staff of the custodianship of the holy shrines in Karbala as well as cultural figures from Iraq and some other countries.
Cultural products and publications of 10 countries, namely Lebanon, Syria, Iran, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, America, England, and Morocco, have been presented at the exhibition.
Seyyed Meisar Al-Hakim, an organizer of the 10th edition of the exhibition, said that the custodianships of Imam Hussein’s (AS) holy shrine and the holy shrine of Hazrat Ma’soumeh (SA) and Hazrat Abdul Azim Hasani (AS) have participated at the exhibition for the first time.

Source: ABNA