Afkar-e-Taza ThinkFest 2018 will be held on 13th and 14th January 2018 at Alhamra Arts Council in Lahore, Pakistan. This is the second edition of the Academic Literary Festival being organized by the Centre for Governance and Policy. The Event is being hosted in collaboration with the Punjab Higher Education Commission, Higher Education Commission, Information and Culture Department, Destinations Magazine, and Daewoo Pakistan.
Afkar e Taza Think Fest brings together distinguished academics, writers, poets, artists, analysts, and performers from all over the world. Afkar-e-Taza literally means "Fresh/New Thoughts". The title is taken from the Poet Laureate Sir Muhammad Iqbal’s poem Takhliq (Creation). The inaugural event titled Afkar-e-Taza ThinkFest 2016 took place on 1st to 3rd April 2016 with "Rescuing the Past, Shaping the Future" motto at Alhamra Cultural Complex near Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.جہان تازہ کي افکار تازہ سے ہے نمود