On January 9, as one professional book fair attracting most readers in Asia, the 24th New Delhi World Book Fair was held in New Delhi, India. Books of English, Hindi, Urdu and other languages were exhibited on international book fair. China was this year's guest of honor in New Delhi World Book Fair. On January 10, The English version of Xi Jinping, Wit and Wisdom published by Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press was released in India Book Fair. Its ceremony caught readers' attention. Meanwhile, on the same ceremony, the rights output signing of the book "the Belt and Road" that change the world economic geography with Springer Science Business Media was included.
Sun Shoushan, deputy director of State Press and Publication Administration of Radio came to Jiaotong University Press booth and highly praised its achievements of "going out" by releasing Xi Jinping, Wit and Wisdom and the Belt and Road overseas.
Liu Jinsong, Chinese Embassy Minister of India, Lu Cairong, deputy director of the China International Publication Group, Xu Zhengming, Deputy Director of State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio Film and Television of China, Han Jianmin, India and China researcher at the Institute of Allah Vader and director of Shanghai Jiaotong University Press attended the ceremony, which was hosted by Xu Bu, director of Foreign Languages Press.
It was pointed out by Liu Jinsong with examples from the book Xi Jinping, Wit and Wisdom that we have faith in drawing closer the hearts of the Chinese and the Indians and both sides are reliable partners of the same road. It is believed that through this book, there will be more Indian friends feeling closer to China so that Sino-Indian friendship and cooperation will be more confident.
On the ceremony, Shanghai Jiaotong University Press also signed English copyright output protocol of "ship and marine engineering publication" and "South Architectural Culture Series" with Sanjay Grover, president of the Indian Press Information as well as the English copyright output protocol of "residency standardized training planning textbook series" with Satish Jain, CEO of India CBS Press. Shanghai Jiaotong University Press achieved a lot on the fair and further expanded its substantial cooperation with the Indian publishing industry.
Translated by Xu Lilong Reviewed by Wang Bingyu