HYDERABAD, Aug 10:To mark the significance of the Independence Day of Pakistan a two days “Book Fair” was arranged at Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences Jamshoro on Monday, 10th August 2015.
While addressing a large number of students and the members of the faculty at the inaugural ceremony, the Vice Chancellor Prof. Noshad A. Shaikh expressed that 14th August may be a common date of the English calendar for the rest of the world, but it holds massive importance in the life of every Pakistani, as it is the independence day of our dearly loved country Pakistan. 14th August 1947 is considered as the most significant day in the history of Pakistan, as it marks the Independence Day of our country.
The Vice Chancellor further spoke about the benefits of reading books and appreciated the organizers for taking the initiative to hold the book fair and the students for taking an interest.
He expressed that Students these days have occupied themselves with their mobiles and computers, but a number of them still prefer to read books and this is an excellent effort to promote a reading culture.
He further expressed that reading helps build vocabulary and teaches students tricks and tips to use in their lives. Reading has declined due to modern technology and hectic lifestyles, but a large number of people still prefer a book in their hand.