Egyptian Ambassador to Kuwait Yasser Atef asserted that Egypt's participation in Kuwait's 40th International Book Fair was "influential".
In exclusive statements to MENA on Sunday, Atef pointed out that a number of Egyptian writers and intellectuals had participated in the international fair including Youssef Zeidan, Ahmed Morsi and Mohamed Ghonaim.
This came on the sidelines of a poetry evening for prominent poet Hassan Teleb which was held as part of the fair's activities.
Meanwhile, Egyptian cultural attaché to Kuwait Nabil Bahgat pointed out at the various Egyptian publishing houses that participated in the event. He also said that Kuwaiti Minister of Information Sheikh Salman Al Homoud Al Sabah has inaugurated the pavilion of the General Egyptian Book Organization (GEBO) in the international event.