Regional languages foster national cohesion & unity: Mamnoon


KARACHI, March 16 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain has said that

all the regional languages of Pakistan are our own languages that

foster and strengthen national cohesion and unity.

He was talking to a delegation of the Arts Council of Pakistan

(ACP) Karachi, which called on him at the State Guest House here.

The delegation was led by the president of the ACP Karachi,Ahmed

Shah and included its secretary general, Prof. Ejaz Farooqui and PML-N

leader, Nasiruddin Mahmood and prominent artist Talat Hussain.

The President said that the government believes in promotion and

development of all the languages of the country and the necessary

steps in this regard are being undertaken.

He asked the cultural and social organizations to also contribute

their bit in this connection.

Mamnoon Hussain also lauded the Arts Council Karachi

for its role and services for promoting national culture and fostering


He hoped that the Arts Council would continue to pursue this goal

in the time ahead also.

The President also praised the holding of the `Urdu Mela’ which

helped enhance the pace of development of language, education,

research and art.

A delegation of the United Memon Jamat of Pakistan led by Aziz

Memon also called on the President and apprised him of their


The President praised the work undertaken for the welfare and

betterment of the community.