Cor­ner of Luiz de Camões and the Por­tuguese Lan­guage at the Na­tional Book Foun­da­tion

The Diplomatic Insight - - Editor's Note -

or­tu­gal has es­tab­lished Camoes Cor­ner in Na­tional Book Foun­da­tion Islamabad. It is state of the art and beau­ti­ful ad­di­tion in Foun­da­tion along­with oth­ers places. En­gi­neer Aamir Has­san, Fed­eral Sec­re­tary for Na­tional His­tory and Lit­er­ary Her­itage Di­vi­sion was the chief guest and Mr. Joao Paulo Sabido Costa, Charge D’ Af­fairs of Por­tu­gal in Pak­istan at­tended this cer­e­mony as Guest of Hon­our at the open­ing cer­e­mony of “Camoes Cor­ner” in NBF es­tab­lished in the name of Na­tional Poet of Por­tu­gal, “Mr. Luis Vas de Camoes”. A large num­ber of peo­ple from dif­fer­ent walks of life were also present in this event. At this aus­pi­cious event, the Chief Guest, En­gi­neer Aamir Has­san, said that NBF has been in­cul­cat­ing book cul­ture and dis­sem­i­nat­ing of book pro­mo­tion among peo­ple. He said that NBF is fol­low­ing its dream as,” book in hand of ev­ery­body” and it is striv­ing hard in this re­gard. The Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor, Dr. Inam ul Haq Javeid ex­pressed that I, af­ter as­sum­ing his charge of as­sign­ment ac­cord­ing to man­date of NBF, ini­ti­ated several schemes for Book pro­mo­tional ac­tiv­i­ties. “It is also a part of that se­ries to es­tab­lish special cor­ners in the names of em­i­nent poets and writ­ers of our broth­erly Is­lamic and other friendly coun­tries,” he said. The MD fur­ther ex­pressed that the Nazami Gan­jvi cor­ner was set up in the name of prom­i­nent poet of Azer­bai­jan in De­cem­ber, 2014 in the name of world fame Per­sian Poet He said that the ex­pen­di­tures in­curred over th­ese cor­ners were born by their re­spec­tive em­bassies. Dr. Inam Ul Haq also ac­knowl­edged the ser­vices of Mr. Asif Noor, Book Am­bas­sador , Na­tional Book Foun­da­tion and Mr. Azeem Iqbal, Artist pro­vided sup­port in cre­at­ing and de­vel­op­ment of the cor­ner.

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