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AIOU holds Potohar literary festival


ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open will hold a first-ever ‘Potohar literary’ festival here next week to promote Pakistani languages and literature.
Variety of activities, like book Mela, Mushira and a literary seminar are being organized on the occasion.
The event will be attended by eminent writers and poets from all over the country. Local educational institutions have been invited to participate.
Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Zia-Ul-Qayyum said that the festival is a part of healthy activities among the students. It is to provide a platform to students to understand the values of their national heritage and their local languages.
Such extra-curricular activities contribute a lot in proper brought-up and character-building of the young generation, he added.
The event is being arranged by the University’s department of Urdu. – NNI