• Islamabad, Pakistan
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President & Founder Message

On Behalf of Advisory Council and team member of Pakistan Koha Community it’s my pleasure to welcome you all to Pakistan Koha Community Pakistan.

Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is my distinct honor and privilege to extend a warm welcome to each and every one of you to the 4th Pakistan Koha Community Annual Conference “Pakistan Koha Con2023! As the President of this esteemed organization, I am thrilled to see so many brilliant minds, industry leaders, experts, and visionaries gathered here today.

This conference is not just a meeting of minds; it is a convergence of ideas, innovations, and inspirations. We have come together to explore, discuss, and navigate the frontiers of “Empowering Libraries with Open Source: Towards a Sustainable Future” The challenges and opportunities before us are both daunting and exciting, and it is through collaborative efforts that we can make a meaningful difference.

The importance of conferences like this cannot be overstated. They provide a platform for us to share knowledge, engage in thoughtful dialogues, and foster meaningful connections. It is through these interactions that we can address some of the most pressing issues of our time, and forge a path towards a brighter, more sustainable future.

During our time together, I encourage you to not only participate actively but also to engage with an open mind. This is an opportunity to learn from each other, to challenge our preconceptions, and to explore novel solutions that may well define the future of Open Source Technologies.

I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to our Partner, sponsors, our organizing committee, the dedicated staff, and all the speakers and presenters who have contributed their valuable time and expertise to make this conference possible.

In the spirit of collaboration, let us make the most of this unique gathering. Let us listen intently, share our insights generously, and leave this conference inspired and energized to drive positive change. Together, we can push the boundaries of knowledge and innovation.

So, once again, welcome to the Pakistan Kohacon2023 under the theme “Empowering Libraries with Open Source: Towards a Sustainable Future”. May the days ahead be filled with stimulating discussions, new friendships, and a renewed sense of purpose.

Thank you, and let us make this conference an unforgettable and transformative experience.



Sher Afzal Khan | President and Founder Pakistan Koha Community

Website: www.kohapaksitan.org |Email: Kohapakistan@gmail.com 
Member of American Library Association (2017-2018)
Pioneer Country Ambassador DSpace (MIT USA) for Pakistan
Higher Education Commission Approved Trainer for Open Source “Koha & DSpace