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Book Fair begins in Mymensingh

MYMENSINGH Jan 3, 2018 (BSS) - A-10 day long book fair organized by Mymensingh Pourashava began in the town today.

Deputy Commissioner Md Khalilur Rahman inaugurated the fair. A simple function was held on the occasion at Town Hall. Mayor of the Pourashava Ekramul Haque presided over the function.

The function was addressed among others by Additional Police Super Joyeeta Shilpy, Principal Syed Nazrul Islam, AKM Abdur Rafique, Director of Srejanshel Publisher Association, Shehab Uddin Bhuiyan, Panel Mayor Nazrul Islam and Chief Executive of Pourashava Tariqul Alam.

Addressing as chief guest the DC urged the young generation to read books for acquiring knowledge that changes attitudes.

A total of 52 stalls have been set up in the fair. Of those stalls 47 came from Dhaka.

The fair will be concluded on January 11, sources said.