Discover the fascinating stories behind the tombstones...
A book launch ceremony for Mashriq mein Islami Tehzeeb ke Aasaar:
Bengal mein Arbi wa Farsi Katbaat by Dr Yusuf Siddiq, was held at School of
Art, Design & Architecture (SADA) Auditorium on March 13, 2014.
Published by NUST Publishing, the book is
an indepth study and analysis of the inscriptions and epigraphs of the Medieval
period, highlighting the spread of Islam in the region.
The ceremony commenced with a critical appraisal
of the book by Dr Mujeeb Ahmed from International Islamic University. Director
NUST Publishing, Dr Safdar Ali Shah, spoke on the establishment of the
Directorate and its broad aims and objectives.
Finally, the author, currently an HEC
appointed foreign faculty professor at Punjab University and LUMS, spoke about
his work and the various aspects of Islamic culture and civilization in Bengal.
Appreciating the author’s research work,
Rector NUST, Engineer Muhammad Asghar, stressed upon the need for further
exploratory work on similar lines.