Int’l Publishers Day starts
Published : Tuesday, 13 February, 2018 at 12:00 AM Count : 85
The 32nd International Publishers Congress has been started from Tuesday.
Around 300 delegates from India and some other countries attending the congress with a view to ensuring freedom of the publisher's around the globe.
The Congress which is being organized in New Delhi, India, will continue till February 14 at Hotel Taj Palace.
The Congress includes award giving ceremony for the 2018 IPA Prix Voltaire and will feature a full programme of sessions covering burning issues affecting publishers and the publishing sector.
Under the banner of Shaping the future: innovation meets experience, the three-day event kicked off by the Honorable Minister for Science and Technology of India, Dr Harsh Vardhan, and the Honourable Minister for Commerce and Industry of India, Mr Suresh Prabhu.
The International Publishers Association (IPA) is the world's largest federation of national, regional and specialist publishers' associations. Its membership comprises 70 organisations from 60 countries in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe and the Americas.
In the programme, Engr Mehedi Hasan, Chairman of OMICON PUBLISHING HOUSE, The largest international book publishing house in Bangladesh, CEO and Managing Editor of Banglaprakash, said Freedom to Publishers worldwide; It's the publishers around the world that have risen to the challenge and are publishing what we would call trustworthy information, as they've been doing for ages.