On the occasion of the 144th birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Pakistan’s first street library, with over 600 books on different subjects was inaugurated in Karachi.
The street library located at the Commissioner’s Corner at Metropole near Quaid-e-Azam House, was set up on the directives of Karachi Commissioner Iftikhar Shallwani, inaugurated by Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah.
While addressing the ceremony, Shallwani said he has tasked deputy commissioners of each district to establish street library after deciding its venue. He said that the administration is bringing improvements in Karachi over directives of Sindh chief minister and chief secretary.
He said that the initiative was taken to revive the culture of book reading which should be appreciated and promoted. He said that the initiative was taken to revive the culture of book reading which should be appreciated and promoted. The library will operate on the “take a book and leave a book” basis.
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