The second Multan Literary Festival would be organized on Feb 21-22, 2018 at different venues of Multan, including BZU, University Education and Multan Tea House and other places in the historic city
MULTAN, (Pakistan Point News - 13th Feb, 2018 ) The second Multan Literary Festival would be organized on Feb 21-22, 2018 at different venues of Multan, including BZU, University education and Multan Tea House and other places in the historic city. The Organisers explaining the objectives of the festival said the activity would be carried out to attach youth with rich centuries old art, culture and literature of Multan, one of the oldest city of world.
The National Book Foundation in collaboration with national and regional publishers would arrange NBF Book Fair to promote book reading culture. The main activities of this mega event would include inauguration/concluding ceremonies, book launchings, poetry sessions, panel discussions with young writers & female writers, leading literary & academic personalities, local cultural performances & tribute to artists hailing from Multan, display of stalls etc.
This year, it is expected that more than 15,000 persons would visit the festival. This Festival is being collaborated with number of national, provincial and regional government departments, universities and reputed literary organizations including Punjab Higher Education Commission, National Book Foundation Pakistan, Radio Pakistan Multan, Multan Tea House, Chamber of Commerce, Inter University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences, an alliance of more than 35 universities and other local literary organizations. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Nizamuddin Chairperson Punjab Higher Education Commission along with notable literary personalities would inaugurate the festival this year as well.