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Meeting of manuscripts Review Committee of Iqbal Academy Pakistan held

The meeting of Manuscripts Review Committee of Iqbal Academy Pakistan was convened by Prof Dr Baseera Ambreen Director Iqbal Academy Pakistan on Wednesday 15th July 2020. The Manuscripts Review Committee reviewed the manuscripts and books of Iqbal Academy Pakistan which were sent for publication and gave its expert opinion and recommendations for their publication. The meeting was attended by Prof Dr Tehseen Firaqi, Prof Dr Absar Ahmed and Prof Dr Rafiuddin Hashmi.

Initially DirectorIqbal Academy Pakistan presented the new manuscripts received in Academy for expert opinion and recommendations of the Committee. The members of the Committee reviewed the manuscripts in detail and approved with their recommendations for publication. Later on the Committee reviewed the publications of Iqbal Academy Pakistan for reprint. The decision regarding reprint of the books was taken keeping in view The significance and the demand of the books included in the agenda.

An important item of the agenda was reprint of Urdu and Persian Kulliyat of Allama Muhammad Iqbal. It was decided that every poetical collection of Allama Muhammad Iqbal, both Urdu and Persian, will be published separately to make it accessible for common reader.

Furthermore it was decided that pocket edition and students edition of Kulliyat Iqbal will be published. The Manuscripts Review Committee appreciated this initiative Iqbal Academy to disseminate the poetry of Allama Iqbal in public.

Iqbal Academy Pakistan will soon publish the manuscripts and books In the light of recommendations of the Manuscripts Review Committee. This publication plan also includes reprint of the books and it will make available the standard books on life, poetry and thought of Allama Iqbal for scholars and Iqbal lovers.

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