Batelco Sponsors Al Ayam 21st Book Fair (Cultural Festival)

November 24, 2014

**Local and International Publishers to Participate**

Batelco, as part of its commitment to culture and education, has announced its sponsorship for Al Ayam’s 21stBook Fair (Cultural Festival) organised by Al Ayam. The ten day event will take place at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre from December 25 to January 3, 2015.

Several local and international publishers are scheduled to participate to display and sell a wide range of books in Arabic and English. Over 200 publishing houses are expected offering over 150,000 titles.

Batelco Corporate Affairs Senior Manager, Osama Al Saad, presented the sponsorship cheque to Al Ayam Manager, Admin & Finance, Ali Ahmadi during a recent meeting at Batelco’s Hamala Headquarters.

Batelco Group General Manager Corporate Affairs & Media Relations Ahmed Al Janahi said that Batelco was a very keen supporter of cultural events which provide great opportunities and entertainment for the general public.

“This event has been taking place successfully for years and attracts large crowds to view the fantastic range of books on display. The fair provides a great opportunity to pick up new titles as well as gifts for family and friends,” he added.

Furthermore, Batelco’s Road Show team will attend the event to offer a wide range of special offers for visitors to the annual event.