China showcases books in Arabic in Cairo exhibition

Updated: 2016-01-20 12:45

By HOU LIQIANG in Cairo, Egypt(

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China showcases books in Arabic in Cairo exhibition

President Xi Jinping’s The Governance of China in Chinese, Arabic and English is in the exhibition. [Photo by Hou Liqiang/]

China's leading foreign language press will include a special bookshelf for their Arabic publications in the Middle East to meet the need of Arabic people wanting to know more about China.

Jing Xiaomin, vice president of China Intercontinental Press, announced the plan at the launch of a Chinese Book Exhibition Week in the International Book Center in Cairo on Tuesday, one day ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's State visit to Egypt, which falls on Wednesday to Friday. Jing said they will have fixed bookshelf for Chinese books in two bookstores in Egypt and one in United Arab Emirates.

Jiang Jianguo, minister of State Council Information Office and Haytham Hajali, head of the Egyptian general book authority cut the ribbon for the Chinese Book Exhibition Week. More than 100 readers and students participated in the launching ceremony.

The exhibition includes more than 100 varieties books on national conditions of modern China, including Chinese cultural volumes, children's books, and Chinese classical literature. The Chinese, Arabic and English editions of President Xi Jinping's book, The Governance of China, is also being exhibited.

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