LAHORE Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated the 25th Lahore International Book Fair at Expo Centre here on Thursday. He visited different stalls and evinced keen interest in the books. Talking on this occasion, the CM said books were a treasure of knowledge and the Punjab government would fully encourage book reading. He welcomed the holding of international book fair and said it would satisfy the thirst for knowledge of students and bibliophiles as well as help in the promotion of literature. The Chief Minister expressed his views in German language at the stall of Voice of Germany regarding the book fair.