LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has stated that language is not only a means of expression of human emotions but also a conspicuous identity of nations. In his message, the CM said that the promotion of the mother tongue is an important need, and the importance of the mother tongue cannot be denied even in this ever changing digital world. Language gives a strong identity to the nations and protection of the mother tongue is a social responsibility of all of us, he maintained. He said the education of the children in their mother tongue yields a positive effect on their mental development.

The status of mother tongues as a national identity and a valuable cultural heritage is undeniable, he added. He observed that every word and phrase in the mother tongue contains national traditions, culture, mental and spiritual experiences. He said language is a social gift that is passed to the next generation over time. The mother tongue is considered an effective means of preserving and promoting cultural heritage, he said. Mother tongues create a better awareness of cultural, historical and social traditions around the world. We have to reaffirm our commitment to take steps for the promotion of mother tongues, he concluded.

Usman Buzdar also highlights Pak relations with UAE

Also, the chief minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said both Pakistan and UAE enjoy historical fraternal relations while the UAE’s cooperation in the development of Pakistan is commendable. In a statement, he said the government appreciates the UAE’s cooperation in the betterment of education, health and other sectors.

A large number of Pakistanis live in the United Arab Emirates and UAE has always cooperated with Pakistan, he noted. The agreement with Dhabi Group is welcome as it would not only create employment opportunities but also boost economic activities. Dhabi Group would make an investment of more than 60 billion rupees. In line with the vision of PM Imran Khan, the Punjab government has provided a conducive environment for investment in the province, he added. The chief minister’s facilitation centre has been set up to ensure direct access to the concerned institutions. These measures are boosting investment in the province as impediments have been removed, the CM concluded.