LAHORE (APP) - The launching ceremony of a two-volume prose book in Urdu 'Encyclopedia: Piyar, Mohabbat aur Ishq by Muhammad Abdur Rehman Kamiana was held at Al-Hamra under the aegis of Mavra Forum here on Sunday. The book is a collection of write-ups exploring different genres of love and has been divided into two parts: 'Darya-e-Mohabbat and 'Assar-e-Ishq. Former Provincial Information Secretary and DG Walled City Project, Orya Maqbool Jan was the chief guest on the occasion while poet Saeed ul Zafar Siddique presided over the ceremony. The 530-page book presents write-ups on mans love for his creator from various angles and perspectives. Speaking on the occasion, the author said Assar-e-Ishq presents signs of the mens love for Allah, which leads him to Siraat-e-Mustaqeem, or the righteous path. The other speakers included professor Dr.Sughra Sadaf, Professor Dr Tahira Mughal, Professor Farukh Zohara Gilani, Professor Dr Muhammad Kamran, noted poet Saima Kamran, writer Salma Siddiqi and Sofia Baidar.