Prof. Dr. Baseera Ambreen, Director, Iqbal Academy Pakistan convened the meeting of Manuscript Review Committee on Wednesday July 15, 2020. The said committee reviews the quality of the manuscripts and gives its recommendations for publication of books.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Tehsin Firaqi, Dr. Absar Ahmed and Dr. Rafi-ud-Din Hashmi. The director, first presented the fresh manuscripts, which were reviewed and the members gave their suggestions as per publication standards of the Academy. In the light of these suggestions, the approvals were granted. The committee then reviewed the cases to reprint the books, the committee selected the books as per their significance and need. The last and most important item on agenda was reprint of Allama Iqbal’s Collected Persian Poetical Works and publication of low-cost and pocket editions of Collected Poetical Works for student. The committee supported the idea and appreciated it for promotion of teachings of Allama Iqbal.
In the light of the recommendations of the committee, the Iqbal Academy Pakistan will, very soon, initiate the publication process of new books as well as reprints to facilitate the readers and men of letter enabling them to study the life, works and thoughts of Allama Iqbal.