On the last day of the 33rd TIBF, Raeisi and his accompanying delegation including Iran’s Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaeili visited various sections and pavilions of the fair and spoke with publishers.

The book publishers discussed the challenges of the industry with the president, IRNA wrote.

The 33rd edition of the exhibition opened on May 11 and ended on May 21.

The exhibition hosted 170 foreign and 1,700 domestic publishers. Publishers represented are from Turkey, Italy, Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia, Bosnia, the Netherlands, Spain, Afghanistan, Syria, Pakistan, Russia, Tunisia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Azerbaijan, and Mexico.

Qatar, the host of World Cup 2022, was selected as the guest of honor at the 33rd TIBF.