Beirut, December 2011: Beirut Arab Book Fair was launched with a remarkable participation by Al Manhal. Basheer Al Nasser - Al Manhal General manager, Mohammed Shafi - Content Development Manager and Mohammed Abed Rabo – Publisher Relations Executive, all attended the book fair.

Al-Manhal participation was to assert its commitment to community development. In addition to emphasizing Al Manhal's role in providing technological solutions to upgrade and prepare the Arab content to enter the world of electronic publishing.

Al Manhal Participation in the book fair focused on presenting the integrated solutions that Al Manhal offers in the field of electronic publishing and clarifying visitors and publisher's inquiries.

Al Manhal confirmed its eagerness on participating in all Information Technology cultural Arab and international events. 

On the sidelines of the book fair, Al Manhal signed e-publishing contracts with a number of reputable Lebanese universities and publishers, in addition to meeting many highly regarded Lebanese and Arab publishers.

The publishers participating in the fair commended this participation, and praised the role of Al-Manhal in creating the first digital database for Arabic content. The publishers were briefed on the services provided by Al-Manhal for partner publishers and users, in addition to the Digital Rights Management (DRM) for authors and researchers.