Sharjah has been named the Sao Paulo International Book Fair’s Guest of Honour for the year 2018. The announcement was made at the Frankfurt International Book Fair in the presence of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah. The Sao Paolo International Book Fair is one of the largest and most important in Latin America, and the honour reflects Sharjah’s status as a cultural leader in the Arab world and a crucial hub to launch initiatives, events and awards.