At the opening ceremony (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Autumn Book Fair 2016 kicked off at the Thong Nhat Park, Hanoi, on September 9 with the participation of nearly 60 publishers, post offices and education-training establishments in 70 booths.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Minister of Information and Communication Truong Minh Tuan said organising the autumn book fair 2016 and other book fairs would create a series of book-related cultural events.

The five-day book fair is expected to create closer bond between books and readers, towards building the reading culture among the community.

Visitors to the book fair will have a chance to exchange with renowned people like Professor Ngo Bao Chau, Doctor of Literature Doan Huong or critic Pham Xuan Nguyen.

Those who are interested in domestic and international issues can join Dr. Tran Cong Truc, former of the Government’s Border Committee, in a workshop on the East Sea dispute in the light of international law.-VNA