Culture Ministry mourns the death of Syrian writer Haider Haider

Damascus,SANA- Ministry of Culture, the Arab Writers Union and the Syrian cultural center mourned the death of Syrian writer Haidar Haidar, who passed away at the age of 87.

The late writer Haidar was born in 1936 in Hussain al-Bahr village of Tartous Governorate, and he is one of the founders of the Arab Writers Union in Damascus in 1968.

He has several books that vary between stories and novels.

During his literary career, late Haidar won several awards, including the Lucarne Festival Award, the Carlo Vivari Festival Award, and the Damascus New Film Festival Award.

Fedaa al-Rhayiah / Mazen Eyon

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