University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) Book Fair 2018 Held

Kamal Hossain
Deputy Librarian | Library
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)

A 3-day long (14-16 October 2018) ULAB Book Fair 2018 was inaugurated by the National Professor Dr Anisuzzaman, Emeritus Professor of University of Dhaka on 14 October 2018 at 12:00 PM at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) at its Dhanmondi Campus. The theme of this book fair was “The unlimited world of digital books” and its slogan was saving more, read more. National Professor Rafiqul Islam delivered Opening Speech. A discussion session was conducted at ULAB auditorium. They discussed the importance of digital books/eBooks as well as print books. Both (digital & print) versions books spread human knowledge and preserve for future generation.

Among others, ULAB Vice-Chancellor Professor H.M. Jahirul Haque spoke on the occasion and gave Vote of Thanks. Professor Imran Rahman, Special Advisor to BoT, ULAB, Professor Milan Kumar Bhattacharjee, Treasurer, Professor Akhtar Ahmed, Registrar, Senior Faculty Members, Admin Officials and students attended the discussion session. Professor Din M. Sumon Rahman, Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ) & Coordinator, Library Affairs, ULAB delivered Welcome Address.

A total number of 17 renowned publishers and suppliers of the country as mentioned below participated at the ULAB Book Fair. The book fair was open for all.

Participated Organizations/Institutions in ULAB Book Fair 2018:

1) Bangla Academy
2) ULAB Publication
3) Bengal Lights
4) Kagoj Prokashani
5) Nazrul Institute
6) Bangladesh Muktijuddha Jadughar
7) Society for Environment and Human Development (SHED)
8)The University Press Limited (UPL)
9) Nymphea Publication
10) Shahitya Prakash
11) Dibbo Prokash
12) Anya Prokash
13) Agamee Prokashani
15) Toitomboor
16) Prothoma and
17) The Book Worm

ULAB Vice-Chancellor Professor H.M. Jahirul Haque delivered a speech at the closing ceremony on 16 October 2018 at 5:30 PM at ULAB Lobby. ULAB Registrar, Professor Akthar Ahmed and other faculty members and admin officials were present at the occasion. The annual ULAB Book Fair 2018 was successfully ended.