Persian books introduced in Islamabad

TEHRAN, April 9 (MNA) -- Two Persian books were unveiled during a ceremony at the National Language Authority (NLA) on April 7 in Islamabad, Pakistan.

An unabridged dictionary in three languages English, Persian and Urdu compiled by Aliereza Naqavi and Anjum Hameed’s “Nezami Ganjavi’s Makhzan ol-Asrar and its Acclamation in Iran and Subcontinent” were unveiled at the event.

Iran’s ambassador to Pakistan Mashaallah Shakeri and NLA Chairman Iftikhar Arif attended the unveiling ceremony. Scholars Maher Noor Muhammad and Arif Noshahi also spoke at the event.

At the beginning of the ceremony, Shakeri expressed his thanks for the efforts of the books’ author and asked for increased cultural cooperation between two countries.

Author Naqavi also made a short speech and explained about the different stages of compilation of the dictionary and also about his other books.

Hameed also explained about his past activities at NLA and how writing this book improved her abilities in Persian language and literature.

At the ceremony, Arif also expressed appreciation for the cooperation between Iranian and Pakistani scholars and called for an expansion of cultural relation between the two countries.

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