Pakistan: 5th Karachi Literature Festival to begin on Feb 7


kamila shamshieFounded in 2010, the Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) will begin its fifth edition on February 7, 2014, announced Ameena Sayyid and KLF director Asif Farrukhi at a press conference on Friday.
Over 180 Pakistani and 34 international authors, poets and academics will grace the Festival, including the renowned historian and Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, Dr Rajmohan Gandhi ( keynote speaker at the inauguration; the award-winning novelist, Kamila Shamshie, and the Pakistani BBC broadcaster, Raza Ali Abidi, both of whom will be the keynote speakers at the closing ceremony.

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