Ibn-i-Khaldun Corner opens at NBF

ISLAMABAD:19 January:Adviser to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage, Irfan Siddiqui Thursday announced that a series of books on the works of renowned historian and philosopher, Ibn-i-Khaldun will be published.
He was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of Ibn-i-Khaldun Corner at National Book Foundation (NBF). The corner has been established by NBF with the collaboration of Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia and Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS).

Siddiqui said Ibn-i-Khaldun is a great historical asset for the Islamic world. Ibn-i-Khaldun, in his books, termed justice as
the foundation of any society and touched all the subjects related to mankind either it is politics, education or religion.

The universality of Ibn-i-Khaldun’s philosophy has kept alive his thoughts even after passage of seven decades.

While going through his books, Irfan Siddiqui said, it looks like that the social and political scenario portrayed by Ibn-i-Khaldun during his time is just analysis of today’s social and political situation in various countries and civilisations.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 19th, 2018.