Frere Hall Library
Program Pakistan Kay Kutub Khaney
The Program highlights the importance of popular libraries across the country. The aim is to develop reading habits and skills in the listeners and stimulate interest towards rich treasure available in National Libraries.
Frere Hall is one of the many remnant buildings of the British Colonial era that still exist in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It was built in honor of Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere, who was a British and was known for promoting economic development in Sindh and also for making the Sindhi Language compulsory to use in Sindh instead of Persian. Basically Frere Hall after Sir Henry Bartle Edwards Frere’s death become a museum which include all the paintings and books from the British Colonial era.
After the British Raj the Hall was made into a library which is also known as Liaquat National Library. Its one the biggest library in Karachi, Sindh,Pakistan which host more than seventy thousand books including rare hand written manuscripts which worth a lot these days. As of 2016, Frere Hall is still open for public and it is also one of the most important place for tourism because not only the building are really well architect but it also carries a lot of information of British rule in Sub-Continent.
Script : Farrukh Qaseem
Voice : Farrukh Qaseem, Tanvir Rizvi.
Producer: Israr Ahmad Kolachi.
Its a Production of External Services Islamabad.