Presidency receives first summary in Urdu

ISLAMABAD: The presidency received on Wednesday the first summary from the Prime Minister’s Office in Urdu which reflects the government has started implementing the Supreme Court’s order to introduce Urdu as the official language of the country.

“Today we received the first official document from the prime minister’s office in Urdu,” an official at the presidency told Dawn.

The summary was about the appointment of Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja as chief justice of the Supreme Court from Aug 17.

On July 10, the government had informed the court that it had issued an executive order for replacement of English with Urdu as the country’s official language in stages.

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