Bookfair story pic by Ayaz raza (2)
A book fair being inaugurated at the Jamrud college for boys. – Photo by Ayaz Raza

JAMRUD, October 15: The National Book Foundation has arranged another book fair at the Jamrud College for Boys, following the three-day event at the Girls College in the area.

Talking to TNN, National Book Foundation Regional Director Mr Murad Khan said that efforts are being made to promote trend of book reading among FATA students through such fairs.

He said the FATA Secretariat, which runs affairs of FATA region, has provided a vehicle being used to transport books from one location to the other in Khyber Agency.

He added that books were being offered at half of the original prices to students, who have shown great interest in the activity.

Earlier, the Foundation had organised a book fair at the girls’ college, which witnessed such an activity for the first time in Jamrud tehsil.

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