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Amar Ekushey Book Fair ends Thursday

27 February 2019, 5:40:00

The month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair, a yearly event for book lovers and publishers, will come to an end on Thursday (Feb 28).

State Minister for Cultural Affairs K M Khalid will be present as the chief guest while president of Bangla Academy Emeritus Professor Anisuzzaman will preside over the concluding ceremony.

Director of the Academy and member secretary of the Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2019 Jalal Ahmed will present the report of the fair while Director General of the Academy Habibullah Siraji will deliver the welcome speech.

A total of 4284 books have hit the fair till 26th day already well surpassing two year’s Boi Mela release of 4134 and 3646 books respectively.

Display and sale of books apart, the book fair had daily discussion events on various themes and personalities at 4 pm at the main stage of the Academy premises.

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