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Showing posts with label Book Fairs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Book Fairs. Show all posts

Friday, December 16, 2011

Souls Unshackled to be launched at KIBF on December 17

Paramount Publishing Enterprise will launch another unique title in two languages which is a story of a young prisoner, who has completed his education while facing charges connected to the murder of a local boy in Swat.

The launching ceremony will be taking place at 4 pm on December 17 in the Hall Number 2 of the Expo Centre where the 7th Karachi International Book Fair 2011 is being held with great fanfare.

The book is being launched in two languages. While the edition in English has been titled ‘Souls Unshackled’ the book in Urdu has been named ‘Na Qafus Na Ashiyana.’

Dr Masuma Hasan,. Chairperson, Pakistan Institute of International Affairs (PIIA), and a former Ambassador, will be the chief guest in the launching ceremony to be presided over by Niaz Ahmed Siddiqui, Former Inspector General of Police, Sindh.

A large number of intellectuals, media professionals and the industry leaders are expected to grace the launch of a harrowing and heroic autobiographical account of a prisoner.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

KARACHI CITY GOVT. INCREASE NUMBER OF STALLS IN SUNDAY BOOK FAIR

City District Government Karachi has increased the number of stalls held in the Sunday Book Fair in Frere Hall. More than 50 book stalls will be held in the Sunday Book Fair on 15th May where old and new books will be put on sale.

This may be noted that City District Government Karachi after a gap of 7 years resumed the weekly Sunday Book Fair in the historical Frere Hall on last Sunday. Large number of book lovers and families visited the book fair and appreciated the step taken by CDGK. Considering this appreciation, City Government had decided to increase the number of stalls in the book fair. The Sunday Book Fair in Frere Hall will be held from 8 a.m till 7 p.m every Sunday.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Karachi International Book fair

The Fourth Karachi International Book fair 2008 will be held here from December 26 to 30 with participation from prominent booksellers and publishers. This was announced by the organizers at a press briefing at a local hotel on Tuesday.
Convener of the event, Iqbal Saleh Muhammad, Aziz Khalid, Khawar Iftikhar, Nadeem Mazhar said that the fair would be under the auspices of the Pakistan Publishers and Booksellers Association (PPBA) in collaboration with the National Book Foundation.
They said that the book fair will be held at the Karachi Expo Centre. Sindh Minister, rauf Siddiqui, will be the chief guest while the Vice-Chancellor of karachi university, Prof. Dr. Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui, will be the guest of honour.