Book fair of NH&LH starts from April 19

This year the mela is celebrated under the theme of ‘’Kitab Taleemi Taraqqi ki Zamin”


DNA April 14, 2019
PHOTO: AFP/FILE

ISLAMABAD: The three-day 10th Annual Book festival 2019 of National Book Foundation will starts from April 19 at Pak China Friendship Center Islamabad.

As Per previous traditions, book ambassadors, senior writers, authors, artists, teachers, students, families and book lovers will participate in a large number.

This year the mela is celebrated under the theme ‘’Kitab Taleemi Taraqqi ki Zamin”.

More than 180 book sellers and publishers will install book Stalls from where the book lovers may purchase the books of their own choice on discounted price.

A large number of literary and colorful programs is included such as Book Reading Sessions (Urdu, English), Seminars on Different Topics, Book Launching Ceremonies, International Mushaira, programs on Allama Iqbal, Book Ambassadors Conference, Overseas Pakistanis (Discussion & Mushaira), children programs (kids republic) and may other programs.

The above activities would be held simultaneously at different times throughout three days and the participants have a choice to attend their favorite segment.

An official statement said that the event will be held under the guardianship of Shafqat Mahmood, Federal Minister for Education, Professional Training and organised by National History & Literary Heritage Division.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 14th, 2019.

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