Fighting for Peace (Book Launch)

Unveiling of Dr. Daisaku Ikeda’s second book: FIGHTING FOR PEACE.(Translated by: Dr. Shihab Ghanem)

It was a moment filled with pride and feverish excitement as Dr. Daisaku Ikeda’s second book ‘Fighting for Peace’ in English and Arabic was unveiled. 

Dr. Shihab Ghanem, Dr. Ayub Kazim, Dr. Tamim, Dr. Akash Ouchi and Mr. Rakesh Tharoor were invited to do the honours of unveiling the book.

‘Fighting for Peace’ is a collection of poetry that gives impassioned voice to this commitment shared by people around the world. Dr. Daisaku Ikeda’s poems speak of a growing solidarity among the peoples of the world for a time when both, citizen and leader, every structure and institution renounces war as an unacceptable failure for humanity.

Dr. Ghanem stated that it was an honor for him to be present with a galaxy of talented poets and musicians. He expressed gratitude to  Kalima for publishing this book. Translated by Dr. Shihab Ghanem himself the book contains 5 poems outlining the need for world peace and harmony.

Dr.Ghanem continued “Dr. Ikeda is a very intelligent person. I have been in poetry for 50 yrs but Dr. Ikeda’s poetry is not just artsy but easy to understand and it has a purpose and always conveys emotion that there should be harmony and peace among the people of the world”.