A Book Fair was organized here on Saturday by Defence Central Library at Defence Authority Sunset Club under the aegis of DHA.
Leading publishers and book sellers of the metropolis displayed a variety of quality books at discounted rates to promote reading culture in the community, a DHA official said
He stated that a large number of people who visited the venue appreciated the forward looking initiative of DHA.
Organizing activities like Book Exhibitions play a significant role in promoting healthy and positive trends in society. Books are epic source of knowledge and information which refines and broadens human vision, outlook and develops character of readers.
The venue of the Book Fair presented a conducive literary environment where books on variety of subjects ranging from literature, fiction, philosophy, current affairs, religion and children’s books etc were available.
A number of people thronged the venue and bought books on various subjects of their interest.
Stalls of food and beverages were also available at the venue for the convenience and comfort of public.
A former vice-chancellor of Karachi University, Prof. Dr Peerzada Qasim Raza, Ms Mehtab Akbar Rashdi, Ghazi Salahuddin, Ms Haseena Moin, Professor Saher Ansari, Poets Rehan Azmi, Irtiza Johnpuri and Fatima Hassan were also present.