Two-day book fair begins at AIOU

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Books reading habits and practices are gradually declining in our country which has led to the development of an intolerant and disoriented generation, which is very alarming, said Prof. Dr. Zia Ul-Qayyum Vice-Chancellor, Allama Iqbal Open University.

He was addressing while opening ceremony of two-day book-fair held at the main campus.
The Vice-Chancellor further said in order to promote and strengthen love for learning and pursuit of knowledge, we are required to motivate our youth to read books extensively to equip them with basic understanding and knowledge of Pakistan’s literary, cultural and historical roots.

Twenty renowned books publishing houses have been invited to participate in this mega literary event. Books are available on special discounted rates.

The book fair attracted a large number of students of local schools and colleges as well members of civil society.

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