Umezawa and the accompanying delegation were welcomed by H.E. Ahmed Al Ameri, chairman, Sharjah Book Authority, who showcased SBA’s efforts to support the local cultural movement and enhance the UAE’s participation in events at regional and international levels.
The delegation also participated in a tour to Sharjah Publishing City, the first free zone dedicated exclusively to serving the global publishing and printing industry.
“Sharjah Book Authority embraces all forms of cultural cooperation and collaboration across the world. The authority offers a platform for intellectual exchange and dialogue between members of diverse communities and societies,” revealed Al Ameri.