There has been an overwhelming response from donors to the Used Book Festival, inaugurated by Shaikh Mayed bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum yesterday in the Al Mamzar area in Dubai.
People and organisations have donated more than 100,000 books.
Shaikh Mayed expressed his happiness at the collaboration of the educational and cultural institutions in the country, the managements of the public and private schools and individuals who were keen to take part in the festival that was being organised in Dubai for the first time.
Shaikh Mayed was escorted by Jumaa Al Majid, head of Jumaa Al Majid Heritage and Culture Centre, Dr Hanif Hassan, Minister of Education, and VIPs in his tour of the stalls at the festival.........Click for more
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