Three-day DHA Karachi Book Fair from Feb 20

KARACHI: Defence Central Library (DCL) located at Sunset Boulevard, DHA Phase-II, is organizing a three-day DHA Karachi Book Fair on the eve of 22nd Anniversary of its existence from 20 to 22 Feb, 2014.

The three-day books exhibition will be held at DCL’s Lawns from 20 to 22 Feb from 10 AM to 9 PM daily. Leading publishers and booksellers are opening their stalls and offering quality publications at discounted price. Secretary DCL Lt Col (R) Rafat Naqvi has expressed the hope that people of Karachi would demonstrate their literary and creative passion by overwhelmingly participating in the event.

The book fair will be inaugurated in a colourful ceremony to be held at DCL’s Lawn on Thursday evening which will mark the beginning of the three-day anniversary functions at DCL. Administrator DHA, Brig Muhammad Abdullah will inaugurate the Book Fair.

The Inauguration Ceremony of the Book Fair will be followed by a literary Seminar which will be held at DCL’s Auditorium on 20 Feb, 2014 at 1600 Hrs sharp. Renowned scholars, educationists and literary figures will address the seminar. The speakers include Dr Peerzada Qasim, Dr Abdul Wahab, Javed Jabbar, Sehar Ansari, Dr Aliya Imam and Ms Ameena Saiyed.

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