Refurbishing libraries to promote book-reading culture: Administrator DMC east

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By Zaira Hasan

Karachi: Administrator District Municipal Corporation (DMC) east Rahmatullah Sheikh highlighted importance of libraries. He said that libraries in district’s limit need to be innovated as to increase trend of reading habit and book-friendly.

On his visit to Shafi Dehlavi Library and Khalid bin Waleed Hockey Ground along with Superintending Engineer Salman Memon, Director Libraries Talat Shakeel and Additional Director Parks Tauqeer Abbas he said that renovation work of Shafi Dehlavi Library will provide reading books environment and steps were being taken to improve infrastructure of libraries in district.

Study can also be increased through setting up Internet reading (e-library) with manual reading and possible efforts are on-foot to set up e-libraries.

Talat Shakeel briefed him about condition of libraries and grounds and gave suggestions on improving during visit to Khalid Bin Waleed Hockey Ground adjacent to library.

He suggested Hockey Ground should be equipped with all possible facilities. This Ground in past is home of big names in hockey.