The Kuwait International Book Fair reinforces Kuwait's lofty mission to foster creativity, thought, literature and the arts, and enjoys the full support and attention of its wise government within Kuwait's ambitious cultural strategy, the Information Minister and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Kuwaiti National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters Mohammad Al-Jabri affirmed. Al-Jabri said in his speech after the inauguration of the 43rd Kuwait International Book Fair under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and the presence of the Palestinian Minister of Culture, Dr. Ihab Bseisu. "I was honored to congratulate His Highness the Prime Minister on opening the exhibition. The eternal capital of Palestine. "He pointed out that this comes under the guidance of the political leadership led by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince and the Prime Minister and the recommendations of the six members of the National Assembly to focus on the issue of Jerusalem. The Minister of Information expressed his happiness with the participation of this large number of intellectuals, writers and publishing houses, which exceeds 505 publishing houses and 26 participating countries, enriching the exhibition and achieving cultural results and success in increasing knowledge, culture and rapprochement among peoples. And keen to continue to support the National Council for Culture, Arts and Literature to carry out its cultural and civilizational roles that reflect the country's bright face through its interest in all cultural fields. Al-Jabri pointed out that the outstanding achievements in the field of culture, arts and literature witnessed in Kuwait are proof of its absolute belief in the leadership, government and people of the importance of the role of culture in liberating mind and thought, which may be tainted by ideas of extremism, extremism and hatred and rejection of the other opinion. He stressed that the exhibition strengthens Kuwait's mission to foster creativity, thought, literature and the arts and enjoys the full support and attention of its wise government within Kuwait's ambitious cultural strategy. He pointed out that the exhibition is a major cultural event on the map of international book exhibitions and has become a season for cultural, intellectual, literary and artistic encounter and a symbol for the convergence of Arab and international culture. He stressed that it is a good opportunity for intellectuals, intellectuals, publishing houses and Arab writers to come together to formulate new additions to the register of Arab culture, stressing that Kuwait has become a beacon of intellectual radiation by carrying the torch of Arab culture and harnessing all possibilities to enhance its cultural role. The Information Minister pointed to Kuwait's keenness to encourage reading and instilling culture and knowledge in light of the negative changes in the world, in advance of thanks to the exhibitors, officials and employees who have worked hard during the past period to accomplish this wonderful work. The Minister also thanked all participants from official bodies, publishing houses, writers and intellectuals from inside and outside Kuwait, wishing everyone success and success. For his part, Palestinian Culture Minister Dr. Ehab Bseisu said that our presence today at the Kuwait International Book Fair is to emphasize the status of relations between the two countries and their authenticity and to emphasize Kuwait's historic and present role in supporting the Palestinian cause and national rights. "We consider our presence today as a very important message between the two brotherly peoples towards the Palestinian state with Arab Jerusalem as its capital," he said, referring to the Kuwait International Book Fair, which was titled "Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Palestine." To ensure the status of Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine in the Arab consciousness and Arab cultural awareness and stressed that their mission is to sustain the Arab consciousness towards Jerusalem, so the presence of Jerusalem in the exhibition comes in line with the history of Kuwait in support of the Palestinian cause and on the other hand the strength of relations between the two countries. He explained that this cultural event will achieve many common goals towards sustaining awareness of Jerusalem, Palestine and Arab issues in general, and said that the choice of Kuwait to shed light on the Palestinian cause through a lecture (Jerusalem cultural resistance is an important issue and we value it very much For his part, US Ambassador to Kuwait Laurence Silverman praised the high level of the Kuwait International Book Fair, pointing out that it represents a cultural leap that enhances the status of Arab and international culture. The US ambassador praised the strong relations between the two countries in various fields, including cultural and artistic fields, pointing out that there is serious work to strengthen cooperation in the cultural field during the coming period. He pointed out the importance of the Book Fair in spreading the knowledge culture and exchanging experiences and experiences as well as the child's programs that contribute to enhancing the cultural aspects of the youth and expanding their perceptions and openness to the world. On the sidelines of the opening, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Chairman of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Literature Mohammad Al-Jabri met with Palestinian Culture Minister Dr. Ihab Bisiso on the sidelines of the opening of the 43rd Kuwait International Book Fair. The two sides also discussed means of joint cooperation in cultural fields and ways of enhancing them. The meeting was attended by the Secretary General of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters Ali Al-Youha, Assistant Secretary-General for Culture Dr. Issa Al-Ansari and the Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Kuwait.