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Malaysia to hold int'l book fair to promote reading

05-14-2010 11:02 BJT

KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia will hold a ten-day international book fair in early June to promote reading awareness and habit among Malaysians.

According to a statement released here by the organizer, MINES Event Management Sdn Bhd on Thursday, The READ Malaysia International Book Fair 2010 will be held on June 4-13 at the MINES Resort City near here.

The exhibition is endorsed by the Malaysian Ministry of Education and Ministry of Tourism and the organizer anticipated more than 400,000 visitors will be present at the event.

This is the inauguration of an annual event where all the publishers, booksellers, academicians, professionals, artists, authors, software and multimedia suppliers as well as educational institutions will gather together.

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: Xinhua

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