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Over 29,630 books sold in PU book fair.

LAHORE -- As many as 29,630 books were sold on the first day of Punjab University's historic book fair at New Campus.

Meanwhile, PU Vice Chancellor Dr Mujahid Kamran, MPA Majid Zahoor,

Opposition Leader Mian Mehmood-ur-Rashid, senior journalists Hassan Nisar, Ata ur Rehman, Farrukh Sohail Goindi, Salman Abid, Members of Pakistan Federal Union of Columnists including Farrukh Shahbaz Warraich, Hafiz Zohaib Tayyab, Noor-ul-Huda, writers, doctors, lawyers, engineers, students and people from other walks of life visited the book fair on the second day.

Talking to the media while visiting the book fair, MPA Majid Zahoor said

PU's annual book fair was playing role in promotion of book culture in our society.

Senior journalist Hassan Nisar said the visit of PU's book fair was a

wonderful experience. Senior journalist Ata ur Rehman said it was common impression that reading habits were reducing in the present age but he was glad to see the people and young students purchasing books at the book fair.

The book fair will continue on Saturday till 8:00pm.

As per tradition, a large number of families also throng book fair on the third day along with personalities from all walks of life.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:May 7, 2016
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