The 27th Doha International Book Fair will have QNB as its platinum sponsor, the leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa.
Organised by the Ministry of Culture and Sports and Dar Al Kutub, the event will be held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) from November 30 to December 10.
“QNB’s sponsorship of this event comes as an important part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme and the bank’s efforts to support cultural events both in Qatar and abroad across its international footprint,” it was announced in a statement.
The fair, held this year under the theme ‘Read’ will showcase over 100,000 books in Arabic and other foreign languages as well as host daily seminars and professional workshops by specialised institutions such as the Arab Publishers Federation, Katara’s Arab Novel Award, and others.
The fair will see the participation of over 490 publishing houses from 33 countries from across the Arab world and beyond, as well as participation from some ministries and academic and cultural
institutions in GCC states.
The event provides the participating publishers and parties with a chance to showcase their latest publications to the Qatari community.
QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 30 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services.
The total number of employees is more than 27,300 operating through more than 1,200 locations. QNB has an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.
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