BU cel­e­brates world book, copy­right day

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES - STAFF RE­PORTER

ISLAMABAD—World Book and Copy­right day is cel­e­brated around the world with the aim to in­cul­cate, en­hance and pro­mote read­ing cul­tures among the so­ci­ety.

This day was des­ig­nated by the UNESCO as a world cel­e­bra­tion of books and read­ing, and cel­e­brated in over 100 coun­tries all over the world.

To cel­e­brate the world book & Copy­right day and to pro­mote read­ing ten­dency, aware­ness and im­por­tance of read­ing among stu­dents, fac­ulty mem­bers Bahria Univer­sity Islamabad Cam­pus or­ga­nized dif­fer­ent ac­tiv­i­ties and events for the stu­dents, fac­ulty mem­ber and staff.

A read­ing walk was also or­ga­nized by the Bahria Univer­sity Islamabad Cam­pus Li­brary at Islamabad Cam­pus. Read­ing walk started at 10:30 am from main cam­pus gate Bahria Univer­sity Islamabad and ended at Sir Syed Block. The walk was led by the Rec­tor Bahria Univer­sity Vice Ad­mi­ral (R) Tan­veer Faiz HI (M) (R) along with ProRec­tor, Reg­is­trar, Di­rec­tor Islamabad Cam­pus , Deans, HODs, Fac­ulty Mem­bers, Chief Li­brar­ian, Li­brar­ian, Li­brary Staff and a large num­ber of Stu­dents.

The par­tic­i­pants of the walk were car­ry­ing col­or­ful ban­ners and plac­ards on which dif­fer­ent quo­ta­tions were writ­ten about the im­por­tance of books and read­ing. De­spite the hot weather a large num­ber of Fac­ulty Mem­bers, Stu­dents and Ad­min­is­tra­tive staff par­tic­i­pated with the aim of pro­mot­ing books read­ing and its im­por­tance in so­ci­ety.

A book fair was also or­ga­nized to in­cul­cate read­ing habit among the stu­dents and fac­ulty mem­bers. A renowned book sell­ers placed their stalls at the Univer­sity by dis­play­ing qual­ity and in­for­ma­tive books on dif­fer­ent topics with dis­count. The par­tic­i­pant of the walk showed keen in­ter­est and pur­chased dif­fer­ent books rel­e­vant to their read­ing in­ter­est.

School chil­dren wait­ing for trans­port to go home, un­der shade of treas.

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