French MP Emilia Garvey during her tour in CIBF
CAIRO – 31 January 2019: A member of the French Parliament toured the Cairo International Book Fair in the morning of Jan. 31 and attended the Arab Printing section of the French Institute in Cairo.
The visit comes within the framework of the Egyptian-French Cultural Year.
It is noteworthy that the exhibition of the printing of Arabic letters was designed in Paris by Bibliothèque universitaire des langues et civilizations (BULAC) and the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS).
The second section of the exhibition "Posters of 1970-1980" will be displayed at the French Cultural Institute in Monira from January 21 to February 5.
Emilia Garvey during her tour to CIBF
“Egypt is an immortal fort against spreading terrorism in Europe,” Emilia Garvey, member of the French National Assembly said during her interview with “Extra News” channel on the margin of Cairo International Book Fair.
“The Cairo International Book Fair is the place where we can combat extremism; reading books is the best way to destroy and ruin terrorism. Assuring on the deep-relation between France and Egypt”, added the French MP.
Moreover, Garvey praised the Egyptian security during the French President’s visit with his wife to Abu Simbel Temples describing it being “armed to its teeth”.
“I call all the French Parliamentarians to visit Egypt and I will definitely revisit Egypt soon,” Garvey stated
It is worth stating that the Bibliothèque Universitaire des Langues et Civilisations is a major academic library located in Paris Rive Gauche and which has been open to the public since its 2011 opening. The library has a scope that includes all non- western languages and civilizations.