March 3, 2021

Report: “Somalia to Reopen National Library Soon, the President”

From Goobjoog News:

Speaking at the conclusion of three day Mogadishu Bookfair on Friday, Somali president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said that his government is carrying initiatives to set up Somali National library after it fell into ruin quarter century ago.

“The premises of the library was fenced  with iron sheets in order to renovate it, soon it will completed” said the president.

Hundreds of lovers have turned up to participated the Mogadishu Book Fair, which sought to improve literacy and the art of writing in Somalia.

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Note: We’ve shared two other reports the reopening of Somalia’s National Library dating back to July 2013.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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