LAHORE: Punjab University Library Book Club has arranged a special program in reverence to Ramzan-ul-Mubarak, the death anniversary of Allama Muhammad Iqbal and World Book and Copy Right Day. Book talks on Allama Muhammad Iqbal and Islam were delivered along with the distribution of Book Lover awards to highly engaged readers of Punjab University Library. Prof Dr Moeen-ud-Din Nizami, Dean of Oriental Learning, was the chief guest and he also presented a mesmerizing talk on “Kuliyat-a-Iqbal”. Dr Muhammad Jawwad, Assistant Prof., Department of Philosophy, was the second speaker of the program and talked about Allama Iqbal’s “The reconstruction of religious thought in Islam”. He philosophically explained the prime notches of the book and well-argued the philosophical thought of Allama Muhammad Iqbal on Islam. After the talks, Book Lover Awards were distributed among ten highly engaged readers of the library. This year four faculty members and six students were awarded and they belong to diverse academic disciplines. Dr Muhammad Haroon Usmani, Chief Librarian PU Library said that the library had started this tradition in 2012 and since then each year library with a vision to promote reading culture, arranges this distribution activity on World Book and Copy Right Day. A large number of students and teachers attended the program with lively participation. Dr Muhammad Haroon Usmani thanked the audience and the chief guest for supporting the library and its vision of “Book Promotion”.
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