Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe today visited the Colombo International Book Fair.
The Prime Minister secured membership of the My Book Club, launched under the guidance of the Independent Television Network.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe who arrived at the Colombo International Book Fair at the BMICH visited the stalls at the Fair and made inquiries from the members of the Boom Publishers Association. They informed the Prime Minister the BMICH premises lacked the space required for the holding of a Book Exhibition.
The Prime Minister told them that it is planned to construct an exhibition premises of international standard in the proposed Financial City. He intimated to members of the Book Publishers Association about plans to construct several such exhibition premises under the megapolis plan.
Noteworthy was the initiative taken by the Prime Minister to secure membership of the My Book Club launched under the guidance of the Independent Television Network.
The number of members of the My Book Club has already exceeded 8000. The others who are contributing to this exercise is the Sampath Bank and the Book Publishers Association.