This section is located in the corridor on the ground floor. It contains current issues of well-known periodicals and magazines dealing with various subjects. Current issues are displayed on magazine racks and back issues are kept inside racks and subsequently bound. 160 periodicals and 23 newspapers are being subscribed. Some magazines are received in exchange with library magazine ‘Makhzan’ and some on complementary basis. Articles on Islam, Pakistan affairs, international affairs, current affairs, economics, socio-economic issues, defence etc., are being indexed. Newspaper clipping files are maintained.
Separate reading rooms have been provided for ladies and gents where Urdu newspapers and magazines have been displayed. The reputed national dailies along with foreign newspapers e.g. Financial Times, Gulf News, International Herald Tribune, The Times, Guardian Weekly, and The Sunday Times are also subscribed.