International Book fair event has been organized in Lahore. The event is supposed to be a five-day show starting from February 3 till 7, 2012. Lahore International Book Fair is staged at Expo Centre, Johar Town.
Book fair program was made possible due to the joint efforts of two reputed organizations namely LIBF trust and Pakistan Publishers and Booksellers.
Chief Minister for the Punjab province, Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated the five-day event. The event in its respective genre is said to be the prime show in the history of Punjab. Publishers across the world that includes United States of America, United Kingdom, Singapore, Turkey, Germany and India have participated in Lahore International Book Fair.
Punjab Textbook Board has also relished its golden jubilee in the event by arranging speech, arts work, and essay writing competitions. It has been reported that a delegation of Deutsche Welle radio and TV will also visit the exhibition and hopefully will announce their Urdu version of website. In addition to it, delegation of Afro-Asian Book council has also participated in one of the largest book fair shows in Lahore.