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.
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