Chinese culture shines at Morocco book fair

Chinese culture shines at Morocco book fair

At the ongoing 29th Rabat International Book and Publishing Fair, Chinese books and cultural products on display have charmed many local visitors.

The Chinese delegation brought around 600 books, covering such areas as politics, children”s literature and Chinese language learning, in addition to a wide range of cultural and creative products.

A visitor named Yacout says the book fair provides a chance to learn more about Chinese culture, expressing hope of pursuing education in China in the future.

During the book fair, the Chinese publishers will discuss cooperation with their African and Arab partners, promote the 30th Beijing International Book Fair and push forward the Chinese-Moroccan classics translation project, Gong Xun, the general manager of People & Tangel Publishing House (Beijing), says.

Addressing the opening of the fair on Thursday, Moroccan Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication Mohamed Mehdi Bensaid welcomed the Chinese delegation, expressing his hope that exchanges between Morocco and China in the publishing and cultural industries would be further enhanced.

The fair held in Morocco’s capital will continue until Sunday and is expected to host more than 700 publishing houses and institutions from around 50 countries and regions.


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