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Senate ratifies invoice to make Arabic language obligatory in Islamabad’s instructional establishments

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Senate ratifies bill to make Arabic language mandatory in Islamabad's educational institutions

ISLAMABAD: Senate on Monday ratified Obligatory Educating of Arabic Language Invoice, 2020, to make the Arabic language obligatory in instructional establishments — major and secondary — within the capital.

Moved by the PML-N’s Javed Abbasi, the invoice means that Arabic needs to be taught from grade 1-5, whereas college students of courses 6-11 must also be taught the language’s grammar.

The minister will make sure the implementation of the invoice inside six months, the invoice’s textual content mentioned.

Abbasi, talking on the ground of the Senate, mentioned that the Holy Quran and every day prayers have been recited in Arabic, including that the language was “the fifth-largest language in the world, the official language of 25 countries”.

Stressing the necessity for college students to be taught the language, he mentioned that the nation wouldn’t be going by way of issues had the plenty understood the Holy Qu’ran.

The senator mentioned that he’s “in favour of all languages being taught in educational institutions, may it be Russian, Spanish, or English.”

“If our people learn Arabic, more Pakistanis will get jobs in the Middle Eastern countries.” 

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