President, prime minister to deliver speeches only in Urdu

11 Jul, 2015 12:35 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government told the Supreme Court on Friday that the President, prime minister and all special designates, will start delivering their speeches in Urdu language regardless of whether these are being delivered within or outside the country.

A three-member bench headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja held hearing of a case regarding enforcement of Urdu language.

The report orders the federal institutions to publish their policies in Urdu within three months.

All affairs of the departments will also be published in Urdu along with English, the report states.

The federal departments will chalk out the websites’ contents in Urdu as well. The report states that the President, the PM and other government officials will deliver speeches in Urdu.

The report mentions that the government will affix names of all public places in Urdu for the information of people within the specific time period.

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