The General Secretariat of Imam Ali Holy Shrine has kicked off the Ninth Najaf International Book Fair.
The opening ceremony witnessed the attendance of representatives of holy shrines and high-ranking officials as well as a large crowd of Ahlulbayt followers.
The supervising committee announced that some 210 local, Arabic, Islamic and international publishing houses are participating in the event.
Isa al-Kharsan, head of the fair, said that, “Today we have launched the ninth edition of Najaf International Book Fair with over 200 publishing houses from around the world and with various religious and educational subjects,” pointing out to this year’s special partition specified for children’s publications.
Najaf International Book Fair of Imam Ali Holy Shrine will continue until March 18.