National Library of the Kyrgyz Republic named A. Osmanov (former V. I. Lenin Library). Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. 1984. Arch: S. Denisov, I. Ibrayev, R. Asylbekov. Photo in 2013.
This is reason enough to not only go to Lebanon, but also to head north once you’re in Beirut. The Tripoli Fair has 15 structures designed by Oscar Niemeyer that were part of a huge project that never got finished as in 1975 the civil war started in Lebanon.