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March 14, 2018

FJ university organises literature, social sciences book fair

Islamabad

March 14, 2018

Rawalpindi: Library of Fatima Jinnah Women University has arranged a three -day annual book fair from March 12th to 14th that was inaugurated by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Samina Amin Qadir here on Tuesday. The reason 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 the fair vendors were registered from Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad and Rawalpindi. A number of vendors displayed books related to literature and linguistics (English and Urdu), Social Sciences, Sciences, Engineering, Urdu, Islamic Literature, architecture, fine arts, computer sciences, media, and current affairs and others which were being sold on discounted rates.

FJWU Vice Chancellor Dr. Samina Amin Qadir said that the book fairs are highly remarkable intellectual activity especially for promotion of higher education and increasing book reading habits. She appreciated efforts of the vendors who participated in the book fair and provided exposure to the students and faculty members who may not have enough inspiration to go to bookshops. “It is a good opportunity for the students to know about the latest researches and topics which might help in the flourishing of the reading culture. The teachers should play their role in promoting the culture of book reading and all educational institutes must arrange book fairs,” she said A large number of students and faculty members attended the book fair and purchased books related to their interest and disciplines.

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