Press briefing to outline media presence at CLF

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Sharad Kapoor will be holding a press conference in the Nisar Usmai auditorium at the Press Club today (Tuesday). The press conference would pertain to the much-awaited Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) which would be held on Wednesday. Organised by the Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi and the Oxford University Press, the event would be held at the Avari hotel. The press conference would begin at 4.00pm sharp. The agenda for the press conference would be with regard to the media. The event itself would be held nationally and would be free for all. The CLF aims to promote reading, creativity, and critical thinking among children, and hopes to generate the youth’s interest in reading.
The two-day event would feature talks and readings by popular children’s writers and provide opportunities for children to listen to their favourite books being read and discussed, learn about publishing, write book-reviews, attend puppet shows and children’s theatre, buy books at a book-fair, and participate in fun-filled activities related to reading. CLF has been co-sponsored by the Foundation Open Society Institute, Children’s Library Complex, US Consulate Lahore, The British Council, Beaconhouse School System, Rose Petal, Atlas Group and Engro Corporation.



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