Also, eye-catching works of Iranian miniature, a traditional style of painting, are being showcased at the fair.

According to officials and visitors, the Iran Pavilion is one of the richest and most beautiful pavilions of this exhibition.

The Belarusian Prime Minister Raman Halouchanka, First Vice President of the National Olympic Committee of Belarus Maxim Rizhenkov, Information Minister Igor Lutsky, Education Minister Igor Karpenko, and ambassadors of various countries such as Pakistan, Tajikistan, Syria, Palestine, and Venezuela paid visits to the Iranian pavilion.

The Iranian Ambassador Saeed Yari, in an exclusive interview with a Belarusian national television network and national radio, named the rich and brilliant Iranian culture and civilization as the main reason for foreigners’ attraction to the pavilion.

Referring to the role of book fairs in strengthening relations between the nations of the world, Yari emphasized the development of cultural and artistic cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Belarus.

The 28th edition of the Minsk International Book Fair kicked off at the exhibition center on February 18.

The exhibition features 281 exhibitors from 20 countries, including Austria, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Venezuela, Germany, Iran, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine.

This year, the book fair is also held online through a Zoom conference featuring the central site of the exhibition, as well as all oblast capitals of Belarus, the central library of Borisov, and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

The motto of the exhibition is “The book unites people and countries.”

Source: Iran Daily