Perbadanan Kota Buku was established in 2011 as a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLBG) with the following mandate:
May 19, 2009, the idea of establishing "Kota Buku Kuala Lumpur" (KBKL) was re-revealed through the speech of YB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin, Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister at a meeting of leaders with National Laureate organized by ITBM in Putrajaya. Then, a memo by KSU to YB Minister of Education dated 26 October 2010 has agreed that a government-linked company (GLC) be established
Malaysian Cabinet on the same time decided to fulfill one of PKB's mandate, a book city complex will be established in Lot 1780 and lot 691 Kuala Lumpur which now Sekolah Kebangsaan (L) Jalan Batu, Sekolah Pendidikan Khas (visually impaired) Jalan Batu and Sekolah Kebangsaan (P ) Jalan Batu. Recently, Lot 1780 and Lot 691 were gazetted as River of Life projects under the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL)
We become one stop centre for readers, authors and publishers
To provide infrastructure to authors, publishers, printers, suppliers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers and other related parties and local associations of book related industry under one roof and to provide infrastructure for any activity in relation to the gathering and collecting of information and other related information and other related infotmation which may directly or indirectly have an impact on the development of national book industry.
We bring and promote local content worldwide
To be the centre of learning, book institution, learning, research, consultation and exhibition and/or demonstration of all kinds of reading and printing material as well as being the centre for distribution, selling, publishing, printing and other viable commercial transactions related to books and other related reading and printing materials and book industry as a whole and importantly bringing it all worldwide.
Promoting and educate people about new technology on future book
To manage, provide facilities and access to collection of local and international book to librarians, academician, students, bibliophile, public and relevant parties interested in books and any kinds of reading meterial.
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