There have been so many quotes and real-life examples that show you books legit are your best friend. It has been the most important element in your life when it comes to increasing your knowledge and improving your vocabulary.
Many of the leaders from all over the world has always suggested that books play an important role in everyone’s life. It helps you to stay in discipline, stay focused and expand your knowledge of information.
Just like former President of United States of America ‘Barack Obama’ said,
“Reading is important. If you know how to read then the whole world opens up to you”.
Just like Barack Obama, Pakistan’s President Dr. Arif Avwi looks like he’s also into reading a lot. No doubt he’s one of the most intellectual persons and he always favors reading for every age group.
In 2022, many of you might be roaming all over the internet for the best-suggested books to read this year.
So, seems like President Arif Alvi comes to the rescue as he shares his top 10 books that you should read in 2022.
President Arif Alvi suggests 10 books to read in 2022
President Arif Alvi shared his views on reading, where he said, “I urge the readers to continue quenching their thirst for limitless knowledge of the universe during their lifetime as Allah’s universe contains a massive amount of knowledge while man’s life is too short.”
He further said, “Reading also helps in boosting the intellectual capacity of a reader.” “There is no good luxury than reading a good book,” he added.
President continued, “He also focused on searching books, enveloping history of Pakistan and the sub-continent, so that he could enhance his grasp of the contributions made by the leaders of Pakistan’s movement and their guiding principles for the Muslims of the Sub-continent as well as the previous rulers of Pakistan.”
He also mentioned, that “whenever he found time, he indulged in book reading, and whether he completely read a book or partially, he was sure to glean knowledge as much he could.”
There be might some historical books you might see because President Alvi also loves to read about the Pakistan and subcontinent partition era.
He always wants to grasp every single knowledge about the time when our leaders contributed to Pakistan’s movement and their guidance for the Muslim leaders of the subcontinent.
10 valuable books suggested by President Arif Alvi
Tuba written by Shah Baleeghuddin covers the different aspects of the life of Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) and the conspicuous chapters of Islamic history. While citing this book, President Alvi shared that, “he mainly focused on his search to get a glimpse into the creations of Allah Almighty.”
From Plassey to Pakistan
Along with that, From Plassey to Pakistan was written by Humayun Mirza, son of late president Iskander Mirza who different aspects of their family’s history.
The End of India
The End of India was written by Khushwant Singh, who has written this marvelous piece in 2005. An interesting fact about this book the author has predicted that “India was passing through a phase in which it would set itself on fire.
It would not be destroyed by Pakistan rather doomed by itself due to its treatment with its minorities.” Looking at the current scenario of India, the author’s prediction is true.
The Narrow Corridor
The fourth suggested book is ‘The Narrow Corrido’ written by Daron Acemoglu and James A Robinson, which put some heavy light on the issues of states, societies, and the fate of liberty. President Alvi said that the authors “had delineated upon the narrow corridor of democracy and challenges.
The authors had cited the tight rope walking between anarchy, dictatorship, and securing of liberty. Those nations made progress where the public voices had been heeded to,” he added.
The fifth book is one of the most famous and recommended books by every leader out there. Sapiens, written by Yuval Noah Harari.
The writer has given “a brief history of humankind, its footprints that’s surely affecting the environment and the subsequent DNA changes in the human species,” the president said.
The Future is Faster Than You Think
The sixth book is ‘The Future is Faster Than You Think’ written by Peter H Diamandis and Steven Kotler. President Arif Alvi changes the subject of the books, where he enters into the universe and tech side.
This book focuses on the formation of the universe, Big Bang theory, time-space, and such quick changes that are happening in the world due to the advancement of technology and involvement of futuristic Artificial Intelligence.
President Arif Alvi shared his opinion that “the world was moving at a fast pace due to these changes, and he desired to see Pakistan taking the lead in this regard when compared with the rest of the world.”
‘Exponential’ seventh book suggested by President Arif Alvi, written by Azeem Azhar. This book, explains how progress in the scientific realms was made and how society was unaware of such transformations. Even Arif sahib also added while reading out the main content of the book.
“The society could not realize the impacts of the social media, while the changes were not being felt by the governments and the policymakers.
He even further added, that “during his quarantine period, he had finished reading the book within five days.”
The Age of AI and Our Human Future
‘The Age of A. I and Our Human Future’ was written by Henry A. Kissinger, Eric Schmidt, and Daniel Huttenlocker. These three writers exceptionally explained the modern age of A. I and human’s future.
The Pentagon’s brain
The second last book President Arif Alvi suggested is ‘The Pentagon’s brain’ an uncensored history of DARPA by Annie Jacobsen. This book contains some massive latest knowledge about nuclear research, defense matters, cyber security, and space.
On cyber security, Alvi said, “keeping this perspective in mind, Pakistan must also brace itself with the latest defense preparedness, especially in cyberwar and cyber security.”
Last but not least, President Alvi’s suggested ‘I.Warbot’ was written by Kenneth Payen. The writer covered the after-effects of robots involved in human life and the prospect of the robotic warfare era.
President Arif Alvi’s 10 valuable book suggestions no doubt cover every area of knowledge and it also clears everyone’s thought that every leader in the world loves to have every aspect of knowledge and information rather than going for the fictional world.
Just Like Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan also suggested 5 books to read and he wanted youth to read about Islamic Civilization.
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