ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 10th Jan, 2017 ) : A unique and the first National Book Museum of its kind in Pakistan established by National Book Foundation (NBF) is a place of wisdom and wonder which attracts the writers, intellectuals and authors who visited NBF. Managing Director NBF Prof. Dr. Inamul Haq Javeid welcomed the senior scholars and briefed them about the purposes and performance of National Book Foundation for promotion of book reading cultural and dissemination of knowledge in the country.
"We are forwarding to the right way with useful, fruitful and quality books on subsidized rates for the book lovers from all walks of life," Dr. Inam further said. Those who visited NBF include: Prof. Sehar Ansari, Dr. Tehseen Firaqi, Saadullah Shah, Ashfaq Ahmed, Dr. Iqbal Afiqi, Dr. TesheenBibi, Dr. Fauzia Saeed, EjazNaumani, Yameen, Dr. TauseefTabassum, Dr.Tariq Hashmi, Dr. Muhammad Asghar Balouch, Sagheer Anwar and many others. The guests visited NBF Book Museum and appreciated the collection of antiques placed in the museum specially the Quran Gallery, Sculptures of great urdu Poets /fiction writers and the oldest edition of Shakespeare's books.
They gave their autographs on `wall of autograph'and wrote their remarks in this visitor's book. They also visited Nizami Ganjvi corner, Book Wall Clock, Wall of honor, Book Park, Readers Book Club, ibn-e- Khaldoen Corner, Children Summer Book Club and Book Shop from where they purchased book of their choice. The visitors felicitated MD NBF for achieving goals of NBF successfully and appreciated the different schemes of NBF regarding book promotion.