Prince Turki Alfaisal, Chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, confirmed that the Riyadh International Book Fair has become a center for culture and publishing in the Arab and Islamic world, as well as confirming the position of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Arab and Islamic worlds, led by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and His Highness the Crown Prince.
This came during his visit to the Riyadh International Book Fair on Saturday, March 17 2018, where he toured with the management at the exhibition, which depicted the depth of bilateral relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Alfaisal said: "What I saw of good organization is heartening, and this will be reflected on future generations, which will have a key role in the development of the country."
He explained that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UAE are considered one country, noting that bilateral relations and ties are rooted in religion, assets, culture and history. He pointed out that the presence of the UAE this year as a guest of honor is a point of pride for the Kingdom.
Alfaisal also explained that the Riyadh International Book Fair serves all segments of society, including young people, elders, women and children, and is not limited to any particular group.
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