The University of Jordan (UJ) is showing an active presence in the currently taking place 54th Cairo International Book Fair, as part of Jordan’s participation as a guest of honor at the exhibition.
UJ's participation came through a number of seminars, lectures and papers presented by a group of its academics and lecturers.
Dean of the School of Arts and Director of the Royal Hashemite Documentation Center, Prof. Muhannad Mobaideen, presented a paper entitled: "Royal Letters: Jordan and Egypt Between 1921 and 1946", in which he emphasized deep-rooted relations between Jordan and Egypt.
While the Fair is taking place, Chairman of the University's cultural forum, Dr. Ismail Al-Saudi, and Director of the Media, Public Relations and Radio Unit, Dr. Muhammad Wasef, presenting tomorrow on behalf of UJ President, Prof. Nathir Obeidat, 500 books to the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, Dr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, as a gift to the League, dedicating the University's status as a beacon of culture and knowledge.
Other professors of Arabic literature at the School of Arts, including Dr. Maha Al-Atoum, and Dr. Shukri Aziz Al-Madhi, as well as Dr. Omar Al-Fajawi and Dr. Muhammad Al-Saudi are also participating in the event.