Supreme Court orders to adopt Urdu as official language

09 Sep, 2015

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court has on Tuesday ordered to immediately adopt Urdu as official language.

A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Jawwad S Khawaja while delivering judgment in a case on Tuesday passed the order.

The Court also ruled that under the Constitution it is must to adopt Urdu as official language after fifteen years of implementation of the 1973 Constitution.

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has ordered Auditor General of Pakistan to immediately conduct audit of Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Lahore and ten other institutions.

The applicant Mahmood Naqvi and Kokab Iqbal have termed the decision historic and said that the name of Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Jawad S Khawaja will be written in the books after this historic verdict.