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SC ordered Urdu as the official language

09 September, 2015

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ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court has ordered the implementation of Urdu as the official language at all government departments, local media reported on Tuesday.

A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Jawwad S Khawaja announced its judgment over petitions seeking to adopt Urdu as the official language.

Calling for an immediate implementation of Article 251, the Supreme Court issued nine guidelines for making Urdu the official language.

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