Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) and the Indian Embassy in Kuwait jointly inaugurated the Indian Literature Corner at the A.M. AI-Refai Library in GUST on 15 November. The Indian Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Sunil Jain, GUST President Professor Dr. Donald Bates and Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Salah Al-Sharhan, were among the dignitaries attending the official ceremony.
GUST President Professor Donald Bates said on the occasion, "Our library is constantly striving to enrich its collection by providing students, staff and faculty with books by authors from various backgrounds.”
Attendees at the ceremony were shown around the Indian Literature Corner that boasts 125 books depicting the remarkable versatility of Indian literature. The books, which detail the diversity and richness of India, its history and culture, are expected to serve students eager to learn more about the country.
The Indian Literature Corner which is a permanent installation at the library will be regularly refreshed with the country's best works. The Indian Literature Corner is a great addition to the vast reserves of country-oriented knowledge at the library that comprises of American, African, Chinese, Spanish, German and French corners, which is now a total of seven international corners.