Government of Pakistan

Pakistan Library Association

girl crying Pakistan Library Association is the representative National Body of the Librarians in Pakistan. The PLA was formed in Karachi in March 1957. Prior to the formation of PLA there was Pakistan Bibliographical Working Group (PBWG) working for the promotion of library activities. According to Dr. Anis Khurshid '' it was PBWG which in its meeting held on July 6, 1954, constituted an Adhoc Committee with H. A. Qazi as its Chairman, to form a National Association for Librarians". The Adhoc Committee members include Syed Vilayat Hussain, Khawaja Noor Elahi, Fazal-e-Elahi and Akhtar H. Siddiqui. The PLA is responsible to look after the interest of the professional librarians and to work for the development and improvement of libraries both in formal and informal sectors of education and research. More ...

Official Website:

National Library of Pakistan,
Constitution Avenue, Islamabad
Ph: +92-51-9202549, 9207456, 9206440
Important Dates
  • Abstracts/Posters Proposal Deadline (Open)
    May 25, 2016
  • Notification of Abstracts/Poster Proposal
    May 31, 2016
  • Full Length Paper/Poster Submission
    June 25, 2016
  • Acceptance of Paper/Poster
    July 25, 2016
  • Submission of Final Paper/Poster
    August 12, 2016
  • Camera Ready Presentation Submission
    August 23, 2016

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