ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will arrange variety of programs of students’ interest at the three-day literature festival (carnival), scheduled to begin on Friday.
The admission for participation in the event will be free and open. The programs include: Grand Mushaira, ‘Dastan Goi’ and speeches Bait Bazi. There will be a number of books’ stalls and education- related activities to promote literature and academic research.
The carnival will be formally inaugurated by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui. This is also part of the University’s regular activities to promote healthy and positive activities.
The event will also project community-academia interaction. It will also be an occasion of promoting Library’s development and management.
The carnival will provide both education and entertainment to the students. It will be the second such event, to be held on annual basis.
During the festival, round-table and panel discussion will also be arranged to project English and Urdu literature for interest of the students and researchers.
Various departments of the AIOU including Faculty of Education, Sciences, Social Sciences and Islamic Studies will brief the visiting students about the new academic programs.