Sharjah Current Affairs - 2020

Sharjah International Book Fair 2019

The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2019, an annual international book fair was inaugurated in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE). It was inaugurated by Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, the sovereign ruler of Emirate of Sharjah and the Federal Supreme Council Member. The debut edition of SIBF was launched in 1982. Key Highlights Read More…

World Book Day 2019

23rd of April is observed as World Book by UNESCO and other related organisations every year. The city of Sharjah has been selected as the World Book Capital for the year 2019. World Book Day 2019 is the 24th edition and the theme is centred around round celebrating literature and reading with a particular focus Read More…

New Delhi World Book Fair

The New Delhi World Book Fair will be held at the Pragati Maidan. The theme of the 27th edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair is “Readers with special needs”. The UAE’s third largest emirate Sharjah is the guest of honour for the New Delhi World Book Fair. New Delhi World Book Fair The New Delhi World Book Fair would be inaugurated by the Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar. The theme “Readers Read More…

UNESCO names Sharjah as World Book Capital

UNESCO has named Sharjah as the World Book Capital for 2019. Sharjah was chosen for its efforts to make books accessible to its entire population. Salient Highlights Sharjah was selected to underline the efforts taken by it to make books accessible for reading to as many people as possible, especially the marginalised populations. It has followed an innovative and inclusive community-focused Read More…