(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Riyadh Jumada I 29 1437 March 09 2016 SPA -- Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Adel bin Zaid Al-Toraifi opened here on Wednesday evening the 11-day Riyadh International Book Fair with Greece as a guest of honor.
At the beginning of the ceremony Dr. Toraifi delivered a speech in which he thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for patronizing the activities of the Riyadh International Book Fair.
The minister highlighted the importance of the participation by Greece in the book fair
In a speech the Greek ambassador to the kingdom hailed the Saudi-Greek relations and noted the significance of his country's participation in the event.
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