Children's Literature Festival Teachers' Literature Festival
26th February 2015
Venue: Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi
  The Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi
  Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. OUP Pakistan is committed to promoting the reading culture and to improving the intellectual content of life in Pakistan. It has an extensive school and college textbook publishing programme, which addresses the need for books that are both of high quality and specific to the environment. It has gained a reputation for publishing well-researched academic and general books, which are considered to be authoritative and definitive works on Pakistan.

Contact Information:
Address:No.38 sector 15 Korangi Industrial Area Karachi 74900, Pakistan


Habib Bank HBL (Urdu: حَبيب بينك‎) (formerly Habib Bank Limited) now referred to as "HBL Pakistan" and headquartered in Habib Bank Plaza, Karachi, Pakistan, is the largest bank in Pakistan. The bank has a network of over 1500 branches and over 1000 ATM(S) in Pakistan and 55 branches worldwide. It has a domestic market share of over 40%. It continues to dominate the commercial banking sector with a major market share in inward foreign remittances (55%) and loans to small industries, traders and farmers.

  Dubai Cares
Dubai Cares

Khaled Anam is a popular Pakistani TV artist as well as a musician and singer. He has an opinion on everything and he doesn’t shy away from speaking his mind. He is passionate about children. In fact, he is passionate about quite a few things: politics, music, parenting, environment, education.

His music album ‘Ray’ Say Rail Chali is geared towards children between the ages of five through 10. Abroad, children’s educational music and programming has been popular since the ’80s, just the way it was in Pakistan back in the day. However, after the likes of Sohail Rana, not much work has been carried out in this genre for a decade or so. Khaled, who has been at the forefront of children’s music and was even involved in the Urdu version of Sesame Street, called Open Sesame, has introduced his album hoping to bridge the gap between then and now. He has been in the Pakistani media industry for over two decades, so it can easily be said that he is one of the experienced heads


Launched in February 2013, Alif Ailaan is a campaign that seeks to put education at the front and centre of public discourse in Pakistan. Our goal is to get every Pakistani girl and boy into school, keep them learning and ensure that they receive a quality education.

The campaign is run by a small team of media and strategic communications specialists with experience from across the world. We are funded by the UK Department for International Development.

  ilm IDEAS
  Open Society Foundations