Jeddah: International Book Fair launched under patronage of Prince Khaled Al-Faisal
The Saudi Press Agency reported that the fifth Jeddah International Book Fair was launched on Dec 4, for 10 days in the Events Land, South Obhur, under the patronage of Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal.
The chairman of the fair’s higher committee, Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Majed, expressed gratitude towards the governor of Makkah for launching and patronizing the event.
Some 400 publishing houses from 40 countries will participate in this year’s fair, featuring 350,000 books of various genres to meet the preferences of different segments of society and connect them with culture and reading.