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UAEBBY Witnesses the Launch Morocco Board Counterpart

Marwa Al Aqroubi, President of the UAEBBY, participated in a dialogue session on reading experiences among children and youngsters, during which she reviewed the UAE’s efforts to encourage reading through the board’s initiatives and projects.

The Morocco Board’s establishment yielded in the wake of the first Arab regional meeting of the International Board on Books for Young People, held by the UAE Council on Books for Young People last May in Sharjah, with the participation of 10 Arab countries, intending to expand the Arab presence in the International Board on Books for Young People.

A delegation from the UAEBBY visited Moulay Ismail School in the city of Sefrou, where it presented the school children with 1,000 books in Arabic and French as part of the “Kan Yama Kan” initiative.

The International Book Fair for Children and Youth in Casablanca witnessed the participation of 255 exhibitors from 33 countries, including many cultural, artistic, and entertainment events and dialogue sessions.

Source: Sharjah24