Shbib at launch of National Reading Week: Our goal is to promote and disseminate knowledge

Fri 21 Apr 2017 at 16:48 Politics

NNA - Beirut Governor Judge Ziad Shbib underlined Beirut Municipality's keenness to support public libraries, in light of the fundamental role played by culture, in general, and books, in particular, in building the personality of individuals and developing societies.


Shbib's fresh words came during his patronage of the launch of the "National Reading Week" functions, organized by "ASSABIL" Association at Beirut Municipal Public Library.


"We shall permanently rely and support books as they constitute the permanent teachers of mankind," Shbib said, stressing that he shall spare no effort to support all endeavors which promote and disseminate knowledge amongst all our generations in Beirut.


The launching ceremony was attended by scores of concerned librarians, students and cultural figures.


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