Balochistan government will establish two more libraries in Quetta to drag youth back towards book reading in conducive environment. The government has allocated Rs 150 million to set up two libraries at Airport and Spini roads of Quetta city in concerned on the fading trend of book reading.
Talking to APP, an official of the Balochistan government said three libraries were also established last year which would be opened by the next month at Satellite Town and Saryab road. The project costing Rs 60 million for the renovation and improvement of libraries across the province has also initiated which would help increase literacy trend in Balochistan,” he said and added that libraries are a nursery that produces leaders, writers, scholars, philosophers and teachers who serve the nation.
While highlighting the importance of book reading, he said, libraries would not only encourage book reading culture among youth but would also prove beneficial in their capacity building so that they could compete with students of other provinces in education.—APP