Ministry of Culture
Beirut
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Committees

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An Honorary Committee, a Higher Consultative Committee and an Executive Committee are created for the Beirut World Book Capital Year, as well as a Management Team.

Acting as a strategic think tank, the committees are mainly responsible for making observations on this strategy and approving the Beirut World Book Capital budget as well as ensuring proper follow-up of the project. Their work is volunteered.
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The Honorary Committee
  • Ghassan Tueni
  • Michel Edde
  • Mohamad Youssef Baydoun
  • Adnan Kassar
  • Ghassan Salameh
  • Adel Hamieh
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The Executive Committee
  • The Minister of Culture
  • The mayor of the municipality of Beirut
  • The General Director for Culture
  • Rashid Jalkh
  • Leila Barakat
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The Higher Consultative Committee
  • The Minister of Culture
  • The Mayor of the Municipality of Beirut
  • The President of the Lebanese University
  • The General director of Culture
  • The General director of Education
  • The General director of Media
  • The General director of Tourism
  • The Chief Executive Officer of the National Archives
  • Two representatives of the municipal council of Beirut
  • The General secretary of Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO
  • The President of the Lebanese Syndicate of publishers
  • The General secretary of the Association of Lebanese writers
  • The President of the Syndicate of printing companies
  • The President of the Syndicate of bookstores
  • The Director of the Lebanese branch of the global organization of media
  • The President of the Syndicate of book importers
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