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22/04/2018

General Secretariat of the Shrines participates in 14th session of Karbala International Book Fair activities

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Following the anniversary of the birth of Al Imam Hussein - peace be upon him - and within the activities of Rabea Al Shahada World Cultural Festival, and with participation of General Secretariat of the Shiite holy shrines, officially opened on Friday (3 Shaaban 1439H) corresponding to (20 April 2018) the events of the fourteenth session of Karbala International Fair in the square Between the two Holy shrines. The exhibition was opened in the presence of the legal patron of holy Abbasid threshold, sayyed Ahmed Al-Safi-Dam Aza- and a large collection of the faithful of the holy shrines, in addition to representatives of the publishing houses and participating institutions.

The exhibited articles varied and collected most of specialties and literature arts, targeting most segments of society, from childhood, to the family, to academics, to students of science, to the general intellectual. Mr. Luay Abdul Karim, Head of Media and Public Relations Department at General Secretariat of shrines, said "The Secretariat participates in this exhibition on a regular basis and is also keen to present its most prominent publications and miscellaneous publications that contribute to providing the religious and cultural scene with all that is possible ,New, and distinctive, indicating that this session saw participation of a number of holy shrines in the partition of General Secretariat, and from various provinces of Iraq.

Karbala International Book Fair is one of the most prominent events of Rabea Al Shahada World Cultural Festival, which is being held fourteen years ago in commemoration of the birth of the great prophet's tribe, Al Imam Al Hussein and his brother Abu Al-Fadil Al-Abbas (peace be upon them).