Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2022 on Tuesday afternoon virtually joining the programme.
The 38th book fair has been opened on the Bangla Academy and Suhrawardy Udyan premises for 14 days.
Eminent artists and citizens participated at the inauguration programme.
The book fair will continue till February 28.
The authorities have made it mandatory for visitors to wear a mask to show their COVID vaccination certificate for entering the fair.
The fair will remain open for all from 2 pm to 9 pm on working days and 11:00 am to 9 pm on public holidays with a one-hour break for lunch and offering prayers.
Birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and golden jubilee of independence has been set up as the main theme of Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2022.