PAL introduces Children Literature section

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) has started work on establishing new section named a Children’s Literature”.
Chairman PAL Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qasim Bughio told APP that in this regard, PAL Board of Governor have approved the new section to provide an opportunity to the children to contribute actively.
He said that PAL also quarterly publish “Adbiyat-e-Atfal” a magazine for children, adding that the magazine includes stories and poems by prominent and children’s favorite writers.
“The current period/ contemporary era is not focusing on children’s literature and the tradition of telling stories to children has died out. The new generation has lost touch with cultural values and ideals”, he said.
He said that Pakistan Academy of Letters is making efforts to introduce new section to facilitate children to contribute actively in literature. He said that children will definitely get benefitted out of the new section of children literature and literary works for children will once again flourish and gain recognition.—APP

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