KARACHI - City government will establish a well-standard library namely "City Library" at the office of Markaz Ilm-o-Saqafat, situated in Federal B Area at Sharhah-e-Pakistan. The land is owned by the administration of Community Development Department (CDD) of CDGK. The announcement of City Library was made by EDO, CDD Rehana Saif during the inauguration ceremony of a three-day Book Fair held at Markaz-o-Saqafat under Hamara Karachi Festival. Provincial Home Minister Khalid Bin Wilayat was the chief guest at the Book Fair. Addressing the ceremony, Wilayat lauded the role of CDGK for holding the Book Fair in the city and termed it in reviving the book reading culture in the city. He said that CDGK played its due role in creating book reading culture and urged them to organise Book Fairs on permanent basis at various parts of the city. Rehana Saif said that city government was making efforts to bring change in the lives of citizens. Massive development works have been launched besides a continuous growth of education and cultural activities in the city. She announced that CDGK is establishing a well-standard library where books on various subjects and topics would be available. These books would be collected through different sources and with the help of book-lovers who wanted their books to be donated. Rehana said that a reading room would also be established in the City Library for readers. She said that comprehensive planning was underway to establish the City Library keeping in view its importance so that maximum number of citizens and students could benefit from it. Participants of the Book Fair said that such type of events are being organised in the city after a decade at government level. CDGK did not charge any fees from the publishers who established stalls at the Book Fair. A total of 35 stalls had been set up. The organisers of the event said that Royal Book Company, Pakistan Book Selling Corporation, Vanguards Books, Fareed Publishers, Capital Books Pvt and others participated in the Book Fair. The event would be ended today (Sunday).