New Delhi: 27th World Book Fair was inaugurated at New Delhi by Shaik Faheem bin Sultan, Minister of Sharjah. On this occasion, the ceremony created an impression that it is not India but a foreign country. The organizers performed traditional dance program of their country. They also sang popular songs of Arabic. The crowd took photographs of the function.
A large number of people visited the pavilion. The Arabic Calligraphy of Khalid Ajlal attracted the non-Muslims also.
A delegation of writers led by Habeeb Abdullah attended the inaugural function.