Doha-based author wins Paramount Literary Award
06 Dec 2017 - 10:51
Dr. Amanulla Vadakkangara , a Doha based Indian author has won the Paramount Literary Award instituted by the Kings University, USA.
The award is for his book Arabic for Every Day – Spoken Arabic for all published by the New Delhi based Good word books.
Dr Selvin Kumar, President of the University presented the award to Dr Amanulla at a glittering ceremony held at Poppys hotel Madurai recently.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Selvin highlighted the importance of mastering as many foreign languages as possible as it will open up windows of cultural horizons. Humanity has come through various stages of civilisation.
The art of writing and languages were highest achievements of mankind. The treasure of human culture and civilisations can be opened through mastering various languages which are common assets of humanity.
Arab countries have rich cultural heritage which can attract global attention and research. An effort to introduce and popularize the language is praiseworthy.
Dr R.Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank group attended the function as the chief guest. Addressing the elite gathering consisting of outstanding people in various educational, cultural and social spheres, he observed the importance of human integrity and mutual understanding for peaceful coexistence.
We have to appreciate all good initiatives and be optimistic always. Citing lines from the epic Indian literature he underlined the relevance of unity and strength.
International Right Organisation general secretary, Dr S.P.Perumaljee, founder and MD of Sree Vishnu Prathyangara Thantrigapeetam, Dr E. Annaswamy, General Manager of International Tamil University, Anusuya and the public relations officer P.Thanga Selvan spoke at the function.