TUNIS: Thousands of copies of the Holy Qur’an have been handed out to visitors flocking to the Kingdom’s pavilion at the 35th Tunis International Book Fair.
A varied programme of activities has seen the Saudi exhibition area swamped on a daily basis by people attending the popular annual event in the Tunisian capital.
Copies of the Qur’an produced in different languages and editions by the King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Qur’an, were given to thousands of visitors to the Saudi pavilion.
The King Fahd Complex seeks to teach, print and distribute the Qur’an to Muslims in various cultural forums around the world.
The children’s corner of the pavilion has also proved a popular attraction, offering story-telling sessions and initiatives aimed at encouraging youngsters to express themselves through drawing and painting.
Information was also provided on a range of scholarships offered by the Kingdom to Saudi and foreign students, particularly in the area of science.
Visitors to the Kingdom’s pavilion were welcomed with dates and Arabic coffee and were able to meet representatives of 25 bodies including ministries, libraries, universities and literary clubs. More than 1,500 books covering subjects including science, education, and cultural were also on offer.
Darul Ihsan Media Desk