The book fair was held under the theme ‘A World in My Book’. The event has been organised by Sharjah Book Authority (SBA). Sharjah also inaugurated Sharjah Publishing City (SPC) which is the world’s first specialised book publishing free zone.
- Sharjah is a city in the UAE.
- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has recently announced Sharjahas as the ‘World Book Capital 2019’.