unnamedIslamabad (August 28, 2015) National book foundation (NBF) has recently published a new English book of 336 pages titled “SYSTEMATIC ORGANIC NOMENCLATURE” with a tag price of Rs 220/-. It has been written by renowned scholar and author Mr. Zia-Ul-Haq, Prof of chemistry, who has many books on his credit. Prof. Zia-Ul-Haq Anwar obtained his Master’s degree in Chemistry from Islamia University Bahawalpur. He joined education department as lecture in Chemistry in post Graduate College Rawalakot and then he served in different institutions. He also served as Head of Department of Chemistry, acting Principal and visiting Professor in Allama Iqbal Open University. He is author of a textbook for Allama Iqbal Open University named “Laboratory Techniques in Chemistry” which is a part of syllabus of AIOU. On his educational and co-curricular activities, he has been awarded “College Color”, “Roll of Honour”, “Best Athlete” and declared as “Student of the Year”.

The author has explained that this book is written for the College and University students of Organic Chemistry. This book is an effort to provide a comprehensive account of the topic addressing trivial as well as IUPAC nomenclature of organic compounds. The author further has stated that the book elaborates the IUPAC rules of naming all functional groups in a step-wise manner with examples. There are 26 chapters included in this book and each chapter is accompanied with an exercise so that student can self assess the understanding of the rules. The author has dedicated this book to his beloved daughter Dr, Javaria Zia, whose early departure has made everybody weep but her sweet memories are always a source of inspiration and strength for his broken heart.

Prof. Dr. Inam-ul-Haq javeid has mentioned that it is the need of an era to have such a book that fulfills almost all demands of Organic Chemistry Nomenclature and addresses queries in this regard. As far as the language of the book is concerned, an easy language is used to make students aware about concepts of this field of chemistry.

The members of NBF readers club may have this book at 55% discount (Rs.99/only).This book is available at the main out let of NBF situated at 6- Mauve Area, G8/4, Taleemi Chowk Islamabad, Club Book Shop and all the book shops of NBF other than Islamabad.