Escobar shared these observations on a visit to the 12th edition of the Sharjah Children Reading Festival (SCRF). She was accompanied on her tour by Khoula Al Mujaini, General Coordinator of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival.
Hussain Bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, said, "Investing in books means investing in minds, the very foundation that any nation’s success is built on. We are grateful to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed for his support..."
This meeting marked Sheikha Bodour’s first official engagement since she was conferred her new position at IPA. At the meeting, she stressed that challenges and opportunities in the Arab publishing landscape will remain key points on IPA agenda for the next couple of years.
‘Social realities and culture continue to be of interest to writers in Malayalam... The average Malayalam reader is attracted by the quality of content’