LAHORE - The development of a society is not possible without proper education and training of children. The role of literary persons who write children literature besides parents and teachers is vital in this regard.

Known poet Amjad Islam Amjad expressed these thoughts while presiding over a seminar on “Children Literature – Past, Present and Future” on Friday. Children Literature Academy and Pakistan Children Magazine Society jointly organised the sitting.

Famous broadcaster and literary personality Absar Abdul Ali was the chief guest while Editor Phool Magazine Shoaib Mirza, Hafiz Muzaffar Hassan and others were the guest speakers.  Absar Abdul Ali, speaking on the occasion, highlighted the role of literary persons who wrote for the training of the children. He said that all famous writers of the past used to write children literature.  Shoaib Mirza appealed the government for patronisation of children literature.