Sharjah announces relief fund for publishers affected by Beirut blast

SourceSaudi Gazette
SectorFinancial Markets

SHARJAH — In an act of solidarity with its UNESCO World Book Capital peer, Beirut, Sharjah has announced an emergency relief fund for Lebanese publishers affected by the tragic blast in Port Beirut in early August. The emergency relief fund has been rolled out by Sharjah in collaboration with the Sharjah World Book Capital Office 2019 (SWBC Office) and the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), and will translate into both financial and in-kind assistance to help Lebanese publishers recover the huge losses they have suffered in the aftermath of this tragedy and bounce back into more...