Urdu to be taught in European university

A top-rated Ukrainian university has included the national language of Pakistan, Urdu, in its curriculum, said Ukrainian Ambassador in Pakistan, Volodymyr Lakomov on Friday.

Kyiv National Linguistic University (KNLU) took this decision for the promotion and endorsement of Urdu language, the ambassador said in a press release.

The ambassador also thanked the rector of the university for playing a role in the decision making. The decision was made in a three-day international conference organized by the Muslim Institute and dedicated to Allama Iqabal’s 140th anniversary.

The ambassador further said that embassy was looking forward for joint programmes for speaking Ukrainian language in Pakistan and Urdu language in Ukraine.