By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi, Word For PeaceProfessor Talat Ahmad renowned academician and Vice Chancellor of
Jamia Millia Islamia, released a seminal work entitled – West Asia in
Issues, Perspective and Global Concerns – edited by Dr. Anisur
Rahman, at a book launch ceremony held at Centre for West Asian Studies,
The book is a collection of 25 articles on various facets of West Asia,
including changing scenario in the region, people and culture, economic and
environmental issues, strategic and socio political issues, and dynamics of
Unveiling the book before discussion, Prof. Javed A. Khan said that it is
an important academic contribution as there is a need to understand region
and its various aspects.
“India and West Asia share a lot of common values. Historically, both the
regions have been connected through cultural and economic ties. People must
know about all this,” said the vice chancellor.
The event was attended by noted scholars including Professor Aftab Kamal
Pasha, Professor Bansidhar Pradhan, Professor Girijesh Pant and noted
journalist Sanjay Kapoor among others. A large number of research scholars
& students had gathered to listen to the distinguished speakers who spoke
on the occasion. Dr. Anisur Rahman is an Associate Professor with the
Development Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia.