Russia was elected as special guest of the 29th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF), Ministry of Culture and the Islamic Guidance Ministry official said on Wednesday.
According to CINVU report, policymaking council spokesman Ali Akbar Asha'ri said that the decision was made by the council in the draft for executive plan of the 29th TIBF. It was decided that the TIBF to be held on May 5-15 2016, the spokesman said. Another issue, which was discussed and considered by the council were the 'Special Guest' as well as ' City Guest'. Russia was elected as the special guest in the 29th TIBF, Asha'ri said.