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21-08-2014, 15:22

Book Caravan to Arrive in GBAO

Avesta.Tj | 21.08.2014 | The Caravan of Books will visit the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) in the east of Tajikistan on August 25, according to the Culture Ministry of Tajikistan.


Exhibitions and fairs of printed products will be held in the framework of this event.

The Caravan of Books will visit such towns and districts as Rudaki, Vahdat, Hissar, Shakhrinav, Varzob.


Book Caravan recently visited Sughd region, where more than 8,900 books and 36,300 library technology equipment items were presented.


The event is held as part of the program on librarianship development in Tajikistan for 2006-2015.


Book Caravan, with participation of science and literature men, is travelling along the country. Its main goal is to supply the republican library fund with newly arrived books and to arrange meetings with population in order to increase their knowledge.


At the moment there are 1332 public libraries in Tajikistan.