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TEHRAN. (Iranart) – The Civilizational and Cultural Heritage of Iran and the Malay World, A Cultural Discourse, a book written Malaysian scholar Syed Farid Alatas and edited by Iranian expert Abdolreza Alami, has won Malaysia’s National Book Award 2019, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Friday.

Organized by the Yayasan Pembangunan Buku Negara in collaboration with the Kuala Lumpur International Book Fair, the award ceremony was held in Kuala Lumpur on April 1.

The book has been published by Gerakbudaya Publications in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

It also discusses the diversity of cultures, languages, ethnicities and religious sects in the Muslim world, which cannot be looked upon except through the lens of unity, a principle that lies at the heart of the Islamic religion.

Source: Tehran Times


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