National Book Day
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National Book Day 

                     Government of Pakistan announced 22nd April as National Book Day in 2011. 



                         National Book Foundation (NBF) celebrates 22nd April as National Book Day since 2011. In this regard a three day mega event is organized to pay a tribute to books and authors on this date, encouraging everyone, and in particular young people, to discover the pleasure of reading and gain a renewed respect for the irreplaceable contributions of those, who have furthered the social and cultural progress of humanity. The theme of this year’s event is “کتاب زندگی اُمید روشنی”. The event will essentially focus on encouraging book reading culture to help in promoting peace, hope, harmony and knowledge in the society.


2.                     The 3-day mega event includes book flag hoisting, book anthem (by children), grand book fair, Urdu, English, book reading sessions, Book Ambassador’s conference, Iqbal Day’s special segment, Overseas Pakistani Writer’s corner, Readers club, Book Launching ceremonies, Feminism and Literature, Space Biblio Rendezvous, Classical literary characters, Gogi Show, Kitab Kahani, Book through ages, Book castle and numerous other activities for children.