RANGIYA, Feb 27: Under the aegis of Arabic Department, Rangia College, and sponsored by the tiol Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL), Ministry of HRD, New Delhi, a two-day long tiol semir on ethics and moral values in Arabic literature was held here at the Rangia College auditorium recently. The session was presided over by Dr. Daksheswar Deka, Principal i/c, Rangia College, who gave the welcome address and later the semir started with the address by Prof. Mohammad Ayub dwi, Jamia Millia Islamia and Prof. Ashfaq Ahmad, Baras Hindu University, as the invited guest and keynote speaker respectively for the occasion. Both the speakers expiated on the vastness of Arabic literature which began 2,000 years ago, highlighting the Pre-Islamic Arabic poetry, Quraan and the sayings of Prophet Mohammad on ethics and moral values. Different other speakers, including Prof. Rai Kham Mazumdar and Prof. Mohammad Ayub dwi, spoke on the role of Arabic literature in forming moral values, oral literature, behavioural aspects such as honesty and good behaviour, history of the Arabic language and the values of Arabic poetry. A total of 58 papers were presented by different research scholars, teachers and students.