Urdu Book Mashriq-o-Mugrib ki Mumtaz Shaksiaat Launched

A book on the biographies of the prominent personalities of the East and the West was launched at Readers Club, Karachi. Mashriq-o-Mugrib ki Mumtaz Shaksiaat (Prominent Personalities of the East and West) is authored Dr. Ahmed Shahzad Khan, Professor, College of Engineering and Information Sciences, DeVry University, who often writes insightful pieces for Pakistan Link.

Mashriq-o-Mugrib ki Mumtaz Shaksiaat is published by Ferozsons . The book presents a collection of 30 essays and biographical sketches of prominent personalities of the East and the West. They include Sufi masters and intellectuals such as Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi, Dr. Muhammed Iqbal, Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Dr. Annemarie Schimmel, Dr. Hamidullah; and among the poets, artists, writers, included are Ernest Hemingway, Hasrat Mohani, Akbar Allahbadi, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Robert Frost, Sadequain, F. M. Hussain, Ahmad Faraz, Ibn-e-Safi, Parveen Shakir, Parveen Etesami, Joan Elia, Mustafa Zaidi, Ashfaq Ahmad; among the leaders, included are Abraham Lincoln, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Jimmy Carter, Lee Kuan Yew; and among the scientists, engineers, and pioneers, included are Dr. Edward Deming, Dr. Fazlur Rehman Khan, Dr. Saleemuzzaman Siddiqui, Dr. Benjamin Bloom, Dr. Richard Feynman, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. The book is available at Amazon .


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