TEHRAN (Iranart) - The 31st Tehran International Book Fair, a showcase of more than half a million titles, is underway at Imam Khomeini Grand Mosalla (prayer ground) in central Tehran till May 12.
Among the exhibitors are 132 foreign and 2,050 domestic companies and publishers, ISNA quoted deputy director of TIBF, Amir-Masoud Shahramnia, as saying.
Exhibitors from 53 countries including Germany, China, Hungary, Austria, Russia and Iraq are presenting over 46,000 titles.
A special section is dedicated to children and education publications while digital and academic publishers have their own section.
“In recent years, our aim has been to promote cultural diplomacy with the world through books. For this purpose we have organized a program for special guests from other countries,” Shahramnia said.
source: FINANCIAL TRIBUNE