islamabad (PR) - The launching ceremony of the first coffee table book on the history of the Rawalpindi was held here at Islamabad Club.

Many famous people related to history and society as well as members of civil society and journalists took part in this event, says a press release issued here yesterday. The book is written by famous historian Ali Khan. The book is written in English and its title is ‘Rawul Pindee - The Raj Years.’ This book is very significant because it is the first coffee table book on the history of Rawalpindi.

The book gives a comprehensive detail of the history of Rawalpindi. Ali Khan has not only described the history of Rawalpindi in this book but also included rare photographs of the city. This not only makes the book more delightful to behold but also becomes the focus of the reader’s attention. Khan especially thanked Chief Executive Murree Brewery & Member National Assembly Asfandyar Bhandara and said that this book could not have been completed without his help. He said that Bhandara encouraged him at every step and helped him in every possible way.

The participants in the event showed their support to the author and others who helped write the book. They said that these kinds of books will not only help spread knowledge but will also prove to be a historical asset.