Islamabad, January 09, 2018 (PPI-OT):Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, Engr. Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman has said that the comprehension of Urdu language is very important for the conceptual learning. Federal Minister Baligh Ur Rehman was chairing the meeting of the Federal Cabinet Committee on Implementation of Urdu at the Committee Hall of National History and Literary Heritage Division on Tuesday. The meeting was also attended by Akram Khan Durrani, Federal Minister for Housing and Works, Sardar Muhammad Yousaf, Minister for Religious Affairs, and Irfan Siddiqui, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister.
The meeting reviewed the mid-term and long-term steps earlier proposed by the seven-member committee for the promotion of Urdu. The meeting also gave further recommendations for Urdu language use for official and other purposes. The Chair gave direction that the Prime Minister’s orders on July 6, 2015 regarding implementation of Urdu as official language must immediately be implemented. Secretary National History and Literary Heritage Division Amir Hassan, Director General National Language Promotion Department Iftikhar Arif and other senior officers were also present in the meeting.
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