LAHORE:Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar in his message on the occasion of International Mother Language Day has said that language is a medium of expressing feelings and emotions besides giving identity to the nations.
“No one can deny the importance of mother language even in the modern age. Promotion of the mother tongue is also a social responsibility. Imparting education in mother tongue yields positive impact on the mental growth of children,” he said in a statement on Saturday.
He termed that status of mother tongue is acknowledged all over the world for national identity as well as a valuable cultural heritage. The mother tongue carries knowledge of traditions, cultures, moral and spiritual experiences. The mother tongue is considered as an effective mean of preserving and promoting cultural heritage. Mother tongue creates a better awareness of cultural, historical and social traditions throughout the world. Today, we must reaffirm our commitment to take effective steps to promote our mother tongue.