Istanbul, Saudi Ambassador to Turkey Eng. Waleed bin Abdulkarim Al-Khiraiji opened here today the pavilion of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the 37th edition of Istanbul International Book Fair, in the presence of the Saudi Cultural Attache Dr. Ali Al-Barrak.
The pavilion contains booklets and introductory brochures on the Kingdom, shedding light on its past as well as present, as the ministries of Islamic Affairs, Endowment and of Media, in addition to Umm Al-Qura University and King Abdulaziz Foundation, have all contributed to the pavilion displayed collections, drawing a big appeal among visitors.
As many as 3 thousand copies of the Holy Quran, translated into Turkish, have been distributed, in the early hours of the opening, in addition to introductory books.
Ambassador Al-Khiraiji handed the first copy of the Holy Quran, to the famous Turkish photographer Orhan Durgut.
Source: Saudi Press Agency