Promotion of book-reading culture can reform society: Mamnoon

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Promotion of book-reading culture can reform society: Mamnoon

ISLAMABAD, April 22 (APP): Terming books as the best source of learning and knowledge, President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday said promotion of book-reading culture can reform the society suffering with the ills of extremist mindset and educational and moral decline.

Addressing at the seventh annual book fair organized by National Book Foundation (NBF), the President said a nation can achieve glory through knowledge and research and can produce scholars like Ibn-e-Khaldun, Bu Ali Sina (Avicena) and Ibn-e-Rushd (Averroes).

President Mamnoon Hussain emphasized the promotion of literature through contemporary means such as digitalizing the content in addition to the traditional mode like books.