Islamabad (April 06, 2018): An annual National Book Fair started at the Pak-China Friendship Centre in Islamabad.
President Mamnoon Hussain inaugurated the 4-day fair.
The banners inscribed with pictures and names of prominent literary persons were displayed at different leading avenues of the federal capital to welcome the delegates.The festival is being arranged by National Book Foundation under the title “Kitaboon Ki Duniya Salamat Rahey” to promote book reading culture among the citizens.
The festival will bring a number of attractions for the book lovers including display of 130 book stalls, book reading sessions and colourful activities for the children.
Around 130 book stalls have been set up by 110 private publishers and NBF in the festival carrying books on diversified subjects.Publishers from China, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia, Tajikistan, Oman and Azerbaijan are also participating in the book festival along with more than one-hundred renowned national publishers.