ISLAMABAD: National Book Foundation (NBF) is organising annual Summer Book Club for schoolchildren today (Tuesday) here at its head office from 10:00am to 12:30pm. The event will continue till June 22.

With the prime purpose of creating a close relationship between children and books, this year the event is celebrated with the slogan "Enjoy Reading." A variety of events are part of the event and the children will participate in story telling, book reading, drawing, painting and other educational and entertainment programmes.

Professor Dr Inamul Haq Javed, managing director NBF, said that the activities included in the event with both entertainment and educational touch would provide the best opportunities of grooming and personality building to the children.

The children summer hall, where the activities of the event will be held, has been decorated with different colourful banners. A number of interesting story books of children such as Iqbal Series, Sun Series, Afaq Encyclopaedia, books on English language, mathematics, general science, creative art, general knowledge and variety of other topics will be available for children at the event.–Staff Reporter