AIOU walk on World Book and Copyright Day today.ISLAMABAD, 28 April , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Allama Iqbal Open University Allama Iqbal Open University is located in Islamabad, Pakistan. The university started as a language institute in 1974. During the last 30 years, it has matured into a national university offering various programmes through non-formal education system throughout the country. (AIOU AIOU Allama Iqbal Open University (Islamabad, Pakistan) ) will organize a walk today (Wednesday) to celebrate the World Book & Copyright Day to promote the habit of reading as well as the publishing and protection of intellectual property through copyright. AIOU vice chancellor vice chancellor
n. Abbr. VC
1. A deputy or an assistant chancellor in a university.
2. A deputy to or a substitute for a head of state or an official bearing the title chancellor.
3. would lead the walk to be started at 9am from the main gate of the University and end at the AIOU Library entrance. The aim of the World Book Day celebrations is to encourage the teaching staff and students to appreciate the value of book reading and inform them about the various sources of books and other informative material. The University library will display the latest additions of books in its main lobby, while the AIOU faculty members, staff, school children and booksellers will participate in the walk in a great number.
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