Sharjah Publishing City highlights strong investment opportunities to Indian publishers … reports Asian Lite News.
Sharjah Publishing City, SPC, a subsidiary of the Sharjah Book Authority, SBA, has showcased its key publishing services and promising investment opportunities to a host of India-based publishers and book industry experts.
The representatives from the SPC held a series of networking meetings at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2019, to strengthen collaboration with Indian publishers and literary institutions and attract more Indian businesses into the UAE’s book industry through SPC.
Director of SPC, Salim Omar Salim, met with representatives of Man Book India, M R Publication, AADI Publishers, Nikita Book Forum, Print Mirchi, Rainbow Books Children’s Book Publisher & Distributors, G.R. Bathla & Sons (Educational Publisher and Distributors), SciTech Publishing House, and many other companies specialized in the publishing and printing sector during which SPC’s plethora of world-class services and business facilities offered to investors were showcased. Through these meetings, Indian businesses explored possible collaboration with SPC and discussed business expansion strategies into the UAE and the wider region.
Salim said, “The UAE has historic relations with India. The two countries have successfully established significant business partnerships in a variety of fields. India has one of the world’s largest publishing markets, and offers both countries to venture into a fairly untapped market that has huge potential to benefit us both business wise and culturally.
“We have introduced many Indian publishers to key opportunities offered by the UAE in general, and particularly Sharjah, in the publishing field.”