TEHRAN: Mehr News Agency has reported that Ebrahim Hassanbeigi’s novel “Muhammad(S)” will be published in French, English, Urdu and Uzbek after it has been translated into Arabic. Iraqi author Ibrahim Basri has translated the novel, recently published by Beirut’s Dar El-Hadi Publications, into Arabic.
Farideh Mahdavi Damghani will translate the book into French and Iran’s cultural attaché in Canada will sponsor the English version. The head of the Centre of Persian and Central Asian Studies of the New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University, Akhtar Mehdi is translating the book into Urdu and, once completed, the Urdu version will be distributed in Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.
Iran’s cultural attaché in Tashkent will publish the Urdu version of the book that is now being translated by Shakirjan Alamov. Published by Madreseh Publications, the theme of the book is the life of Prophet Muhammad (S). Hassanbeigi’s book for elementary school children entitled “Golden Fish and Silver Fish” was translated into Turkmen by Maral Batirova and published in Turkmenistan recently.