Pakistan’s National Book Foundation dedicates division to Persian literature

The National Book Foundation in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, has dedicated a division to Persian books.

The division entitled “Hafez Corner” will offer books of Persian poetry and literature, in particular a collection of poetry by Hafez, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Saturday.

Adviser to the Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqui is expected to attend the opening ceremony of the division on Monday.

In addition, Noor Muhammad Mehr, Head of the Persian Department of the National University of Modern Languages (NUML), is due to be honored for lifetime efforts in promoting the Persian language and literature during a ceremony to be held on Tuesday.

Moreover, the Cultural Consulate of the Embassy of Iran in collaboration with the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) will reopen the Iranian Link Passage established at Lok Virsa Heritage Museum, on Tuesday, November 1. Read more