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Book fair held to promote local literature

Gul Hamaad Farooqi

CHITRAL: A book fair was organized at the University of Chitral by the District Youth Office Lower Chitral in collaboration with the district administration.

The main objective of the book fair was promoting and celebrating local literature, a press release said.

District Youth Officer Jabbar Ghani said: “We have a series of such events being organized on the direction of the directorate of youth affairs, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

A wide range of books on various topics were displayed on the occasion.

Students of the university showed in the keen in the collection of local books. 

The event also provided a platform for students to interact with various authors, publishers and book enthusiasts who shared their knowledge and experience with them.

Vice Chancellor University of Chitral Pro Dr Zahir Shah said such nations never face downfall who remember their culture and literature.

Dr Shah said a book is always a best friend but unfortunately our young generation is now mostly engaged in social media and have lost interest in book reading. He stressed upon the students and youth to have a good relationship with books because a good book can guide us with best way.

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    اچھا اقدام ہے۔ سراہتے ہیں ۔ کتاب بینی معدوم ہوتی جا رہی ہےجو انتہائی افسوسناک بات ہے۔ اس قسم کے پروگرام کتب بینی کی طرف راغب کرنے میں مددگار ہوسکتے ہیں۔

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