The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Signs an Agreement with Zhejiang Library of China

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Dr. Ahmed Zayed, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, received Mr. Zhang Tao, the Chinese Chargé d'Affaires, and a delegation from the Chinese Embassy in Cairo, which included a number of cultural and media officials.

The visit witnessed the receipt of a collection of valuable books donated by the Embassy of China to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, including around 932 books and 20 periodicals. Dr. Ahmed Zayed and Mr. Yang Yi, Consul General of China in Alexandria, signed a joint cooperation agreement between the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the Zhejiang Library of China.

At the end of the visit, media members of the delegation interviewed Dr. Zayed to learn about his future vision for the BA, as well as the Library’s cooperation initiatives with Chinese cultural institutions.


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