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Extension Lecture delivered at IUST

Srinagar| Apr 04 (PTK): Prof. Sanaa Shalan from Department of Arabic, University of Jordan, delivered an Extension Lecture titled “My Experiences with Arabic Fiction” today at Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora. The lecture was organized by Department of Arabic, IUST. Prof. Sanaa is better known in the Arab world as a novelist and a Literary Critic having more than 50 National and International awards in the field of Arabic Literary Fiction. While addressing the gathering, Prof. Sana deliberated at length about the relevance of Arabic language in the present times. She stated that Arabic language is a cultural heritage of Arabs as well as Muslims all over the world. She highlighted the contribution of great scholars from the sub-continent to Arabic literary tradition.  The need to revive this interest and to strengthen the ties at academic and cultural levels is needed to take this legacy forward, she added. (PTK)