The 8th Baku International Book Exhibition has started today, Report informs.

More than 60 foreign organizations from 16 countries, 118 domestic publishing houses and enterprises related to book art are represented at the exhibition dedicated to the “Year of the City of Shusha.”

Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Anar Karimov, Deputy Prime Minister Ali Ahmadov, Chairman of the Press Council Rashad Majid and MPs are participating in the exhibition.

The main goal of the exhibition, which will last until October 9, is to support the development of the book industry and the culture of reading in the country.