Greek President: Alexandria's new library to contribute to world culture

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Greek President: Alexandria's new library to contribute to world cultureThe New Library of Alexandria represents the extension and symbolises the spirit of the iconic Old Library of Alexandria

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos met on Tuesday with the Director of the Board of the Centre for Hellenistic Studies at the Library of Alexandria, Mostafa EL Feki, as well as UNESCO's Goodwill Ambassador and founder of the Alexandria Library's Centre for Hellenistic Studies, Marianna Vardinoyannis, ANA reports.

After welcoming Mostafa El Feki, he pointed out: For the Greeks, the New Library of Alexandria represents the extension and symbolises the spirit of the iconic Old Library of Alexandria. This served as another 'Lighthouse of Alexandria', a beacon of global learning and culture. Against this background, the New Library of Alexandria can and should contribute to the progress of global culture, in particular as a "centre" for the Dialogue of Cultures ... and in your capacity as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Alexandria Library's Centre of Hellenistic Studies, I want to assure you of the enormous importance this Centre has for Greece."

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