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Muscat International Book Fair opens

His Highness Sayyid Shihab bin Tariq Al Said, Advisor to His Majesty the Sultan opened the book fair on Saturday evening.

TAS News Service
Feb 22, 2020

Muscat: The 25th edition of the Muscat Book Fair will be held from February 22- March 2 with the participation of 946 publishing houses from 32 countries at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC).

His Highness Sayyid Shihab bin Tariq Al Said, Advisor to His Majesty the Sultan opened the book fair on Saturday evening.

The number of publishing houses increased by 64 and the number of stalls by 184 from the 24th edition held in 2019, which also witnessed the participation of 882  publishing houses from 30 countries.

The Muscat Book Fair will witness 86 cultural events, 15 seminars, 11 lectures, seven poetry evenings, ten dialogue sessions, 31 workshops, and 10 cultural and literary presentations.

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