General Egyptian Book Organisation celebrates World Book Day with discounts and discussions
MENA, Sunday 22 Apr 2012
Discussion on books, publishing, intellectuals and the constitution 23/24 April 7pm at GEBO on Corniche El-Nil, Cairo


The General Egyptian Book Organisation (GEBO) is celebrating World Book Day by offering discounts of 20-50 per cent on publications offered at its outlets.

In addition, a discussion will be held on Monday 23 April called ‘Advancing Books and the Publishing Industry’ at the GEBO, headed by Ahmed Megahed and hosted by Saad Abdel-Rahman, head of the General Organisation for Cultural Palaces; Mohamed Rashad, head of the Egyptian Publishers Union, and Mohamed Fathi Abdel-Hadi, professor of information sciences at Cairo University.

The second event is an open discussion called ‘Intellectuals and the Constitution’, hosting renowned poet Ahmed Abdel-Moati Hegazy on Tuesday 24 April.

Programme:

23 April, 7pm - Advancing Books and the Publishing Industry

24 April, 7pm - Intellectuals and the Constitution

At General Egyptian Book Organization premises on Corniche El Nil

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