Walk held to promote Arabic language

The walk started from Jinnah Avenue and culminated at the D-Chowk


APP December 20, 2017
The walk started from Jinnah Avenue and culminated at the D-Chowk. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: The Institute of Arabic Language on Tuesday arranged a walk to promote the language in Pakistan in which people from all walks of life including teachers, students, diplomats and political activists participated. The walk, led by the institute’s Principal Dr Abidul Rahman Bashir, started from Jinnah Avenue and culminated at the D-Chowk. The purpose of the walk was to support the ongoing efforts for the promotion of Arabic language in Pakistan. He called for including Arabic language in the curriculum from class one in schools. The walk was attributed to the prominent personality of Arabic language Maulana Mohammad Bashir, who is famous for the title of Shaykh al-Arabi and al-Arab in Pakistan and the Arab world.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 20th, 2017.

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