Bangkok named World Book Capital 2013

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PARIS, June 30 – Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok has been chosen as the 2013 “World Book Capital” by a selection committee including the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), it was announced after a meeting held at UNESCO’s Paris Headquarters.

Bangkok was designated to be World Book Capital in 2013 for its willingness to bring together all the various stakeholders in the book supply chain and beyond, actors involved in the publication chain for a range of projects proposed, for its community-focused and the high level of its commitment through the proposed activities, according to the committee.

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