On Tuesday, British Council has inaugurated a digital library in Abbottabad at the Tech Valley.
The event was attended by many students and information technology professionals in large numbers.
Rosemary Hilhorst—the British Council country director, who was also the chief guest of the event, said that the inaugurated library would be beneficial both for the young learners and researchers and would assist in strengthening bonds between the two nations.
She also added that the facility would be a centre for the ongoing efforts that are being made for creating more opportunities for education, sharing knowledge and to promote the environment of learning—where innovation and creativity are highly valued and appreciated.
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Rosemary Hilhorst also mentioned that this step of opening of the digital library would assist in building the capacity of students, youth, teachers, trendsetters and businesspersons, which is one of the basic objectives of the Tech Valley.
She added that the library would serve as means of connecting the locals with the world.
Ms Hilhorst expressed her happiness at being at the Tech Valley and said that she would like to see more such places throughout Pakistan.
She assured the British Council’s constant support in this regard.
Abbas Khan—the director of the Tech Valley appreciated and greeted the initiative and said that the local residents of the city would definitely take benefit from the newly inaugurated digital library.
He added that British Council deserves all praise and appreciation for working on such initiatives that could further strengthen the United Kingdom and Pakistan cultural bonds.