Amman: The Amman International Book Fair will kick off its 21st edition on September 1 and will be held for 10 days at the Jordan International Exhibition Centre.
Director of the Amman International Book Fair, Jabr Abu Fares said in a statement to Qatar news agency (QNA) that 400 local, Arab and international publishing houses have been approved for the fair, offering an opportunity for the visitors to review a variety of publications covering different fields of knowledge for all ages.
Abu Fares highlighted the participation of Qatar in the fair with a special pavilion for the Ministry of Culture and Qatari publishing houses.
He noted that Amman International Book Fair 2022 hosts Kuwait as the Guest of Honour, confirming the cultural message as an important stop to meet all parties of the publishing industry in the Arab world.
Abu Fares added that the fair will celebrate this year Jordanian writer Dr. Walid Saif.
The Director of Amman International Book Fair underlined that the 2022 edition will maintain the slogan “Jerusalem is the Capital of Palestine”, confirming the firm position of the leadership and people of Jordan on the Arabisation of Jerusalem and the Hashemite guardianship of its Islamic and Christian holy sites, and rejecting all the schemes carried out by the Israeli occupation forces.