Chinese book fair begins in Capital


The Chinese book fair was inaugurated on June 6 at the City Hall, Exhibition Road. The event was graced by the Chinese ambassador to Nepal Zheng Xianglin, deputy head of the Chinese delegation and director of the Tibet Bureau of Press and Publication of China Wang Dui, Minister of

Information and Technology Krishna Bahadur Mahara, and President of World Cultural Net Deepak Sarkar, among others.

More than 2,000 books on the culture, history, literature, traditional medicine, martial arts and children’s books in Chinese, English and Tibetan languages are on display at the fair.

Speaking on the occasion, ambassador Zheng Xianglin said, “Nepal and China have a long history of friendship with mutual respect, understanding and trust, exchanging culture and art. But yet citizens of both countries are eager to know more about each other, and this book fair will help to know more about China, her people and their culture and tradition.”

The book fair is sponsored by General Administration of Press and Publication of the Peoples Republic of China and the Chinese Embassy in Nepal, supported by Tibet Autonomous Region Bureau of Press and Publication, China International Book Trading Corporation and World Cultural Net, Nepal.

It is on till June 27.