Japan Donates Five Fully Loaded Bookmobiles to Syria

DAMASCUS – Ministry of Culture received Wednesday a Japanese culture gift consisting of five mobile public libraries as part of an agreement signed between the two governments in 2003 to narrow the gap between urban, rural and distant areas in some Syrian governorates, Syrian Arab News Agency reports.

The USD-265,000-gift included libraries equipped with bookshelves, service tables and 29-inch TV sets, video equipment to tour distant areas in Aleppo, Hama, al-Hasaka, Raqqa and Deir Ezzour.