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Syria participates in 2021 Minsk International Book Fair

MINSK, (ST)_Syria is taking part in the 28th edition of the Minsk International Book Fair, which kicked off at the t 14 Pobeditelei Avenue on 18 February.

The exhibition which is being held under the slogan "Books unite people and countries" will feature 281 exhibitors from 20 countries.

The Syrian pavilion exhibits books plus cultural and tourist brochures in Arabic and Russian languages with the participation of the Syrian Students Union in Belarus.  

Belarusian Information Minister Igor Lutsky and Education Minister Karpenko Igor Vasilyevich  as well as many ambassadors and a large number of people visited the Syrian pavilion.

This year, the book fair will also be held online through a Zoom conference.

Theaters, cinemas, and TV channels will be showing films and plays based on the works of famous writers of Belarus and other countries during the fair.

Visitors will be asked to wear masks and observe the social distancing requirement.

Basma Qaddour

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