Deputy Minister Karunaratne Paranavithana has said that the granting of the membership card of My Book Club launched on the sidelines of the Colombo International Book Fair, encourages the reading habit. The Deputy Minister made this reference joining in the Book Fair which is being held for the 18th occasion.
Organizers claim that more than one million have patronized the Book Fair. It is scheduled to draw to a close tomorrow.
Expressing his views on the occasion, Deputy Minister Karunaratne Paranavithana said that the My Book Club mooted under the patronage of the Independent Television Network, parallel to the Colombo International Book Fair, is of valuable importance for the readers.
Many have appreciated the My Book club launched by the Independent Television Network parallel to Book Fair.