20% Growth in the number of the TIBF Visitors2018-05-13 10:24
The head of the 31st TIBF in the closing ceremony: This edition of the book fair showed a 20% growth both in the number of visitors and turnover.
Mohsen Javadi, the Cultural Deputy of the Minister of Culture and the head of this edition of the book fair said, “We and the people highly respect books and that is why yesterday we hosted the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei and today, we are hosting the vice president, Eshagh Jahangiri.”
“I hope that publishers and other people involved in the publishing industry have earned positive results from this book fair,” he continued.
The head of this edition of the book fair said, “The motto of this book fair was ‘No to not reading books.’ In place of finding the reasons of why we must read, we prefer to ponder on why we do not read. I hope this very way is paved through governmental assistance and supports.”
In the end, javadi indicated, “This edition of the book fair showed a 20% growth both in the number of visitors and turnover. This year, 500,000 titles were showcased. Many meetings, forums and lectures were organized and, god willing, next year we witness more growth in book-related activities and book reading.”