The international event got started today on Wednesday morning under the motto of "Let’s Read One More Book”. -
The expo is held in Shahr-e-Aftab International Exhibition Complex, a fairground situated in south of Tehran.
More than 400,000 titles are presented by over 2700 publishers including 2,643 domestic and 139 foreign from 110 countries, in an area of 135,000 square meters.
This year, Italy is the special guest country of the book fair and Istanbul, Turkey, is its guest city.
Yesterday on Tuesday, the Expo’s inauguration ceremony was held with the Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi Amiri attended.
Tehran International Book Fair is annually held as a social and cultural phenomenon with book displays, panel discussions and publishing deals.