Literature Festival for Healthcare Professionals from Nov 19


KARACHI: Jehan-e-MaseeHa Adbdi Forum is organising a two-day Literature Festival for Healthcare Professionals (LFHP16) to promote book reading in medical professionals from November 19, 2016 at Pavilion End Club, Gulshan e Iqbal.

Minister for Health Sindh Dr Sikandar Mandhro will perform the inaugural ceremony of the festival, while President Jehan-e Maseeha Adbi Forum Dr Pirzada Qasam Raza Siddiqui will be chief guest of the closing ceremony. Health and literary professionals like Dr Ejaz Vohra, Prof Dr Anisuddin Bhatti, Prof Sahir Ansari, Prof Dr Mohammad Qaisar, Dr Jawaid Hussain Rizvi and others are participating in literature festival.

This was announced by Coordinator, Literature Festival for Healthcare Professionals, Dr Iqbal Ahmed, while addressing a press conference at Karachi Press Club here. He said festival will commence from November 19 and will continue November 20, 2016. He said medical professionals and their families will participate in literature festival.

He said hundreds of thousands of books about literature, poetry, history and medical profession will be displayed during two-days festival. He said these books will be available for readers on discount rate.

Patron In-Chief, LFHP, Khwaja Razi Haider, said basic aim of organising literature festival to promote book reading in medical professionals. He said various awareness programme has been arranged for medical students and children.

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