Capital Book Fair delayed for a week

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The three-day Capital Book Fair being arranged by the Department of Libraries in collaboration with other partners in the federal capital has been delayed for a week due to the certain reasons.

According to an official, the book fair earlier scheduled to be held from January 5-7 will now be held from January 13-15 at the art and craft village.

The book fair, being arranged in collaboration with Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) and Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), will offer a variety of books on discounted prices.

The objectives behind arranging this book fair is to revive the book reading habit among general public especially youth, preserve our literary cultural heritage and bring back the culture of book in the society.

Book lovers, especially students and researchers, belonging to the twin cities Rawalpindi and Islamabad are much excited about the book fair to quench their thrust for knowledge.

Professor Tahir, while talking to APP, said “This book fair is the much-needed activity to instill book reading culture among the youth, who are now more focused on the electronic gadgets instead of books.” —APP