The month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2015 came to an end on Saturday.
Nearly 3,000 new books arrived in the fair this year. A total of 125 new books arrived on the last day.
The total sale of books amounted to Tk 21.95 crore while Bangla Academy sold books worth around Tk 1.60 crore.
Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor attended the closing ceremony as the chief guest while Cultural Affairs Secretary Dr Ranjit Kumar Biswas were present as special guest. Bangla Academy Chairman Prof Emeritus Anisuzzaman presided over the function.