Pakistan Learning Festival 2024 Unveils its Vision at a Lahore Press Conference

Lahore (Muhammad Yasir) The curtains rose on the highly awaited Pakistan Learning Festival (PLF) 2024 during a momentous press conference at the Children’s Library Complex in Lahore. The event attracted a diverse gathering of distinguished speakers, media representatives, and avid supporters, setting the stage for an immersive experience dedicated to fostering learning, self-expression, and critical thinking.

The official dates for the Pakistan Learning Festival 2024 – 24th and 25th January — were unveiled, creating anticipation for an event that promises to be a thoroughly enjoyable one for people of all ages.

Compered by Shanaz Ramzi, CEO Starlinks, the conference kicked off with Ahmed Khawar, Managing Director, Children’s Library Complex Punjab, (CLC) extending a warm welcome to the attendees. Shehzad threw light on the role of Children’s Library Complex in hosting close to 50 events on their premises to date. Benysh Fatima, Director General PILAC spoke next, and mentioned that 17 gripping books were going to be launched at the Festival. Baela Raza Jamil, CEO Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi and Founder, Pakistan Learning Festival stated “Pakistan Learning Festival serves as a beacon of transformative learning experiences, leaving a lasting impact on individuals and children alike.

Our commitment is to create a platform that not only imparts knowledge but instills a lifelong love for learning.” Showcasing the collaborative efforts that fuel Pakistan Learning Festival’s success, Tahir Khan Assistant Director SED (School Education Department) and Farhan, Director CLC threw light on the participation of schools in the festival, and mentioned that 1000 special children would also be participating in it.

Also speaking on the occasion were the illustrators and authors who have worked tirelessly together along with the publishers to launch the beautiful children’s books at the Festival.

The conference outlined thematic strands that will weave through PLF 2024, emphasizing its commitment to diverse and holistic learning experiences. These strands include interactive workshops, thought-provoking panel discussions, captivating exhibitions, storytelling sessions, and educational activities meticulously designed to unlock the intellectual and artistic potential of participants. 

The floor was open to queries, after which the event concluded with a networking session over high tea, providing an opportunity for participants to connect, share ideas, and savor refreshments in a vibrant and collaborative atmosphere.

Already a landmark event in Pakistan’s education and cultural calendar, PLF 2024 is gaining momentum, supported by a network of partners, sponsors, and educationists. Attendees can anticipate a celebration of learning that transcends traditional boundaries, offering a unique and holistic experience.

Pakistan Learning Festival 2024, with its vibrant literature celebrations, will maintain its role as a dynamic platform for intellectual exchange and the celebration of Pakistan’s cultural richness through diverse sessions, and performances, backed by an expanding network of supporters including Candyland, Room to Read, Oxford University Press, British Council, Idara-e-Taleem-o-Agahi, Starlinks PR & Events, Sighsavers, and LGS.