The 16th World Book Fair was held in Karachi

The 16th World Book Fair was held in Karachi

The five-day 16th Annual International Book Fair was organized by Pakistan Publishers and Booksellers Association in Karachi which will continue till January 3.

The International Book Fair has been organized once in Karachi, the abode of knowledge and literature, the city of lights, which was inaugurated by Sindh Minister for Education and Culture Sardar Ali Shah, renowned writer Anwar Maqsood and other important personalities.

The 16th Annual International Book Fair is decorated in all three halls of the Expo Center, Karachi, which started its journey in 2005 and continues to this day.

More than 330 stalls will be set up in the book fair where books on all subjects are available at very low prices. Publishers from Pakistan, Turkey, Singapore, China, Malaysia, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and other countries will participate in the fair.

Forty companies from 17 countries are participating in the World Book Fair, while 137 renowned publishers from Pakistan have also set up their stalls.

The big book fair will start at 10 am and those interested in science, literature and books will be able to buy books on topics of their interest and interest from the stalls decorated at the fair till 9 pm.

Addressing the function, Anwar Maqsood said that there are two people in today’s function, Sardar and the other Pir and both of them have nothing to do with education in real life but we are fortunate to have one education minister and have been one.

Aziz Khalid Chairman PPBA, President Arts Council Ahmed Shah, author Anwar Maqsood and writer Fatima Hassan and former Education Minister Pir Mazharul Haq and current Education Minister Sardar Shah attended the opening ceremony of 16th World Book Fair at Expo Center.

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