As the principal of a reputed college, you have been invited to inaugurate a Book Exhibition in your neighbourhood. Draft a reply to the invitation in not more than 50 words, expressing your inability to attend the function. You are Tarun/Tanvi.


PQR College

XYZ Street
PQ Colony
New Delhi

1 March 2014 

The Chairman
National Book Trust
Hauz Khas
New Delhi 

Subject: Inability to attend the inauguration of book exhibition


Thank you for your invitation. I am honoured by your invitation. However, it will not be possible for me to attend the programme. I would have loved to join you on the auspicious occasion but because of certain unavoidable obligations, I will not be able to join the occasion.

Yours sincerely,