Egypt to be guest of honor at 2018 Casablanca Int'l Book Fair

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Egypt will be the guest of honor of the upcoming Casablanca International Book Fair, the Moroccan Ministry of Culture and Communication announced Monday.

The Morocco's flagship book fair, which will be held on Feb. 8-18, will shed light on the Moroccan-Egyptian cultural relations, the ministry said in a statement.

It will also show the literature legacy of the Egyptian writer, Jamal El Ghitani, it said.

El Ghitani, who died at the age of 70 in 2015, is considered one of Egypt's most acclaimed novelists.

Several Egyptian writers, novelists and researchers are expected to take part in this fair.

The annual Casablanca International Book Fair brings together hundreds of publishers from all over the world and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.

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