Saudi Culture and Information Minister
Riyadh - Arab Today
Saudi Culture and Information Minister Abdulaziz bin Mohieddin Khoja has inaugurated the 2014 Riyadh International Book Fair under the patronage of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.
The event carries the slogan "Books, an arch bridge connecting civilizations".
The event, sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Information, will continue for 10 days and Spain will be the guest of honor this year.
Khoja welcomed Spain, which will participate in the cultural program with several segments focusing on Saudi-Spanish relations, Arabic manuscripts in Spain and Arabic literature works that were translated into Spanish.