The (Logos Hope) ship, the world's largest floating book fair is set to arrive in Libya, the Ministry of Culture has confirmed.

The ministry held a preparatory meeting on Sunday to discuss preparations for hosting the event, which includes a campaign to disseminate the fair and the ministry's accompanying programs.

A statement by the ministry said that Minister of Culture Mabrouka Toghy had formed a committee to supervise the event, which will also feature cultural and artistic activities, in addition to a special program for children.

Operated by (Good Books for All), a nonprofit organization based in Germany, the vessel has visited more than 160 countries and received over 40 million visitors. 

The ship, which carries over 400 international volunteers, will dock in Misrata city on August 2 before heading to the Shaab Port in Tripoli after one week.