Islamabad: National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) Tuesday announced to name its renovated Library as Faiz Heritage Library.
Lok Virsa also completed digitization catalog of Lok Virsa library. It will be now possible, for students and scholars from all over the country, to view online, the catalog of books, journals and research papers on culture, history and our heritage, which are available in the Lok Virsa Library.
As the world has moved to open source education system, a digitized catalog at National Institute of Folk and Heritage – Lok Virsa, is a breakthrough in opening up avenues of education for students, teachers of culture, as well as general public. The digitized catalog will be available on Lok Virsa’s website.
In addition to this, Lok Virsa also renovated the Library, creating more space for visitors to browse and read books.
The renovated library is to be opened as “Faiz Heritage Library”, in honor of Lok Virsa’s founding father, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, whose vision and teachings have been a guiding light in Lok Virsa’s various endeavors and initiatives.
Ms. Saleema Hashmi will grace the occasion as Chief Guest. Other honorable guests and speakers will include Kishwar Naheed, Haris Khaleque and Lok Virsa’s esteemed friends from all walks of life