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The world's largest floating library arrives in Egypt

A library and book fair aboard the MV Logos Hope headed for the Egyptian tourist city of Port Said. And this is only his second visit to the country over the past 12 years. The ship will be open to thousands of visitors in the Suez Canal Economic Zone and will be served by 350 people, Arab News reports.

The ship will arrive in Egypt on January 4 and stay in the country for 20 days, after which it will go to the port city of Aqaba in Jordan. MV Logos Hope first arrived in Egypt in 2010.

The 132-meter vessel is the world's largest floating library, with 400 volunteers from 60 countries on board. The ship is owned by the German charity Good Books for All, which aims to get people around the world interested in reading.

It has previously moored in the Libyan port of Benghazi and in the United Arab Emirates. During its 13 years of operation, MV Logos Hope has visited 480 ports in 150 countries and attracted more than 49 million visitors on board.

The world's largest floating library arrives in Egypt