Monday, October 15, 2007

Urdu Science Encyclopaedia by June 2008

LAHORE: The Urdu Science Board (USB) will complete an Urdu Science Encyclopaedia by June 2008, USB director general Khalid Iqbal Yasir told the USB Advisory Committee on Monday.

Yasir said the encyclopaedia would consist of 10 volumes and four of them had been completed and printed. He said the USB has published 750 books on 25 subjects. He said that USB had won 31 prizes on its publications. He said the USB had set up its publication outlets in Punjab, NWFP and Sindh. He added that the USB had translated many books for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). He said the USB was also preparing Urdu course books in the country. He said the board was also working for collaboration with the Urdu University. staff report

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