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Soft opening starts with a bang, Naguib Mahfouz heads the list of honorees
Alexandria, 01 October 2001  -- First Lady Suzanne Mubarak welcomed 1200 guests in a simple ceremony that marked the experimental or soft opening of the new library of Alexandria. She delivered awards to the many who have contributed to bringing the library to this stage and to the representatives of the many associations of friends that had come for the occasion. Cultural figures were honored led by Naguib Mahfouz and Salah Taher.
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