Riyadh, SPA :
The ten-day Riyadh international book fair, which took place at the Riyadh Center for Exhibitions and Conferences, wrapped up yesterday with a record turnout of more than 350,000 visitors from the two sexes and all ages.
The event, organized by the Cultural Affairs Under secretariat of the Ministry of Culture and Information, was held under the theme "book is a non-aging memory".
As many as 500 publishers took part and exhibited more than 1,200,000 titles and 40 cultural events, including symposia, workshops, poetry and theatric activities, on the fringes of the exhibition on an area of 7,000 sq. m.