Dhaka, Jan 16: Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2022, which was scheduled to begin on February 1, has been postponed for two weeks.
The book fair will be started from February 15.
Foysol Hasan, Public Relations Officer of Cultural Affairs Ministry, confirmed the matter to reporters on Sunday.
He said the State Minister for the ministry has decided to postpone the book fair due to the current spread of Coronavirus.
“The book fair might be postponed further if the Covid situation is not improved,” the officer said.
The book fair was also delayed by a month and a half last year due to Coronavirus.
Later, the fair began on March 18 at the Bangla Academy premises and the adjacent venue at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital.