SIEL: More than 316,000 visitors for this latest edition


The number of visitors to the 29th edition of the International Publishing and Book Fair (SIEL), which closed on Sunday evening in Rabat, exceeded 316,000, indicated the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication.

This edition saw “a massive influx of visitors, with a total number having exceeded 316,000, an increase of 32%” compared to the previous edition, specifies the ministry in a press release.

According to the same source, this edition marked “a new stage in the history of this great cultural event, demonstrating with each edition the value and usefulness of the efforts made to bring the book closer to citizens. »

Organized under the High Patronage of King Mohammed VI by the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication, the 29th edition of SIEL saw the participation of 743 exhibitors from 48 countries, presenting a varied documentary offering of nearly 100,000 titles in various fields of knowledge.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was the guest of honor at this edition, initiated in partnership with the Wilaya of the Rabat-Salé-Kénitra region, the Council of the region of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra and the Commune of Rabat.

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