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National Reading Day commemorated in Bethlehem

March 17, 2017 5:23 P.M. (Updated: March 17, 2017 5:24 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian Ministry of Culture commemorated National Reading Day on Thursday in the ministry’s Bethlehem office in the southern occupied West Bank. 

The celebration was carried out in conjunction with the Tamer Institute for Community Education and the Battir Library, where local children presented national Palestinian song and poetry. 

At the end of the ceremony, representative of the Tamer institute Kamel Suleiman told a Palestinian folklore story before discussing with the children the importance of reading and visiting libraries.

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