Islamabad, September 18, 2023 (PPI-OT): Madad Ali Sindhi met with the MD of National Book Foundation Dr. Raja Mazhar Hameed. Minister of Federal Education and Professional Madad Ali Sindhi praised the efforts of Ch. Rehmat Ali and Qazi Muhammad Isa in the independence movement. He said that these leaders have played a critical role in the independence movement. He said that their contribution towards the formation of Pakistan could never be forgotten. He said that they are the heroes of Pakistan that should be honoured and remembered to continue their legacy. Madad said that they serve as an inspiration to the future leaders of the country.
Madad Ali Sindhi said that the culture of book reading is imperative in creating an enlightened youth of the country. Madad ordered the National Book Foundation to organize a National Book Gala in Islamabad to spread the culture of book reading. He said that all the stakeholders should be involved including all the universities, colleges and schools.
He said that the purpose should be to bridge the gap between books and the youth. Minister said that our society has rampant intolerance and by spreading knowledge and wisdom, society can be inculcated with tolerance. He said that NBF should play a critical role in bridging the gap between the youth of the country and book reading. He highlighted the importance of having regular book fairs that push the nation towards the books. Minister was informed that it would be a three day gala and the Prime Minister of Pakistan will be invited to inaugurate the event. The event will be organized in the last week of October.
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