PU Book Fair: More visitors on second day

Columnist Hassan Nisar said book fairs promoted the reading culture and needed to be a routine.


Express May 14, 2011

LAHORE: Renowned journalists, poets and politicians were among a sizeable crowd that visited the Punjab University Book Fair on Friday.

Columnist Hassan Nisar said book fairs promoted the reading culture and needed to be a routine.

He also said book fairs should continue for a longer duration and not just for three days. Journalist Sohail Warraich said the youth needed to read books on a variety of subjects so that they could form more informed views.

Poet Wasi Shah and MPA Ashraf Sohna were also present.

PPP leader Jehangir Badr and a delegation of newspaper reporters would visit the fair on Saturday.



Published in The Express Tribune, May 14th, 2011.

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