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Qatar National Library Welcomes President of the Arab Federation for Libraries and Information

His Excellency Dr. Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, Minister of State and President of Qatar National Library, welcomed Dr. Nabhan Al-Harrasi, President of the Arab Federation for Libraries and Information (AFLI), to the Library on 11 January 2023. The two officials discussed future collaborations and the exchange of knowledge and information between the Library and the AFLI.

During the visit, Dr. Al-Harrasi presented an honorary gift to the Library for its support and contribution to enhancing the efforts of the AFLI and its various initiatives to exchange knowledge and resources with library and information experts and other partners in the library and information sector in the Arab world.

The AFLI was founded in Tunisia in 1986 and is considered the leading Arab body representing the interests of the library profession and people who rely on libraries and information professionals. It is considered the biggest vocational organization in the Arab world in the library and information field.

As part of its mission to preserve the nation's and the region's heritage, the Library will continue to invest time and effort into sharing knowledge and empowering future generations across Qatar and beyond.


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