THE Monsoon Book Fair, organised by the Ministry of Information, entered its second day yesterday in the compound of the Central Printing Factory of the Printing and Publishing Department on Theinbyu road, Yangon.
The book fair was held in conjunction with a reading session of political literature. In the reading session, prominent writers read out their papers and responded to queries raised by the audience.
Union Minister Dr Pe Myint and Patron of National League for Democracy Thura U Tin Oo presented gifts and honoraria to resource persons.
Thousands of avid readers, including monks, writers, teachers and students crowded the book fair which attracted 170 bookshops.
The event continues today (its last day).
Ye Ye Myint and Ohnma Thant