RAWALPINDI – Library of Fatima Jinnah Women University has arranged a book fair. The purpose of the fair was aimed at providing an opportunity to students and Faculty members to purchase the books of their interest under one roof and to promote reading habits among students. In this book fair National Book Foundation, Pakistan Academy of Letters and National Language Authority has set up their stalls where they displayed and provided books related to Urdu and Islamic Literature at discount rates.
Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Samina Amin Qadir inaugurated the fair and applauded the efforts of library staff for organizing the event. She said that in the age when lots of socio economic problems are there in the society such Book fairs within the University are beneficial. It’s an opportunity not only for students but also for Faculty where they can purchase books at discount rates.
Role of Book Fair is vital to promote book culture in society as books still remain the major tool for providing comprehensive and in-depth knowledge, she said.