Setting up of PAL office in Multan approved

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 26 (APP): The government on Tuesday decided to establish a regional office of Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) in Multan to cater for the scholars and writers of Southern Punjab. The approval in this regard was given in a high level meeting chaired by Advisor to the Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqui here. The Advisor also directed the officials concerned to explore the possibility of setting up PAL offices in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan so that the writers and scholars of those areas could get an opportunity to express their talent.