On September 20, Dr. Randa Mahmoud Rizk, Attaché for Culture and Education of Egypt at the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in the Republic of Kazakhstan, visited the National Library of Kazakhstan.

During the official visit of the high guest, based on the desire of both sides to develop bilateral cultural and humanitarian cooperation, a memorandum was signed on mutual cooperation and on the opening of the Center of Culture and Literature of Egypt at the National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the purpose of spreading information about the Arab Republic of Egypt, its people, legislation, government, history and culture, as well as to improve awareness and mutual understanding between peoples.

The Egyptian Embassy will present Arabic-language publications for the Centre: books, periodicals and multimedia products; and provide the necessary support for the Centre with technical equipment, computers, furniture, and arts and crafts props. The Library will provide space and facilities for the information resources and the functioning of the Centre, as well as free access to information on the history and culture of the Arab Republic of Egypt.