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CDA Library upgraded and titled after the name of renowned literary icon

Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz on the occasion of up-gradation MCI Library

Islamabad, October 4, 2017: Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) is playing its vital role in promotion of literary activities, while measures have been taken to gear-up the cultural and literary activities in Islamabad.

Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz said this on the occasion of up-gradation MCI Library. MCI Library was also titled after the name of renowned literary icon, Muhammad Izhar-ul-Haq during the ceremony.

On this occasion, Member Administration, CDA, Muhammad Yasi Peerzada, Member Planning & Design Asad Mehboob Kiyani, Member / Financial Advisor Dr. Fahad Haroon Aziz and other senior officers were also present.

Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz said that Muhammad Izhar-ul-Haq has earned a great name in the modern poetry of Ghazal, while he was conferred with Pride of Performance by the Government of Pakistan in 2009 for his legendary services in the field of literature and poetry.  

Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz said that the present regime has taken concrete steps to establish a road map for development of a model city. He added that along these development activities, the present regime has also paid heed to the field of educational and extra-curricular activities in the city. We have taken measures to pay outstanding tribute to literary personalities. He said, we are also working on the plan to name the roads and avenues after the names of our national heroes, adding that 7th avenue has been named after the name of legend Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi. He said that name “Gosha-e-Izhar” to MCI Library is part of this plan. He said healthy and educated youth is the real asset of our society, therefore, he added that we will establish libraries and gyms in every sector of the city, which would be made functional by the elected chairmen and members of the union councils of these sectors. Member Administration, CDA, Muhammad Yasir Peerzada also briefed about the services of Muhammad Izhar-ul-Haq and valued on the occasion.  

Member Administration, CDA, Muhammad Yasir Peerzada said, he is sure that “Gosha-e-Izhar” Library would play its vital role for attraction of public for books. The library would be upgraded and equipped with books about different professions and other topics.

On this occasion, renowned literary figure, Muhammad Izhar-ul-Haq thanked Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz and appreciated the role of CDA and MCI for promotion of literary activities in Islamabad. He said that study of book for fruitful information is the dire need of the hour.