Yemen’s poet honored [Archives:2003/630/Community]

April 7 2003

Sulaiman al-Absi was honored by the General Book Authority last month in Sana'a.
A number of speeches and expressive poems were delivered by the poet. Sulaiman, the great Yemeni poet, has devoted his life to writing about Yemen and Yemenis.
During the honoring ceremony, Mr. Khaled Abdullah Arowaishan, the Chairman of the General Book Authority delivered a speech and said that the poet had been honored according to the president's directives.
During the celebration, a speech was delivered by Mr. Abdulwahab al-Maqaleh entirely focused on the al-Absi's poetical life.
The ceremony was attended by a number of poets, writers, and eminent professors such as, Abdulaziz al-Maqaleh, Dr. Ahmed Salem al-al-Qadhi Deputy Minister of Information Minister and a host of others.