Urdu language may become compulsory subject in higher education: Advisor
ISLAMABAD: (APP) Advisor to the Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqui Saturday said the government was seriously working on the implementation of national language Urdu in various divisions and ministries.
The Advisor said his division would provide all the possible assistance to various government departments for the training of officials to implement Urdu. These initiatives would make it possible to realize the objectives of implementing Urdu as official language in the country.
He said the children besides learning other languages including Chinese, German and French but should be literate in Urdu as well.
He said Urdu language should be part of compulsory syllabus from primary to high levels of education. The public related forms and sign boards would be converted into Urdu.