World Punjabi Congress Chairman Fakhar Zaman has said that the movement will be successful only when the first Punjabi university is established in Lahore and the language is taught at the primary school level.
Addressing an international conference hosted by the Dyal Singh Library, he alleged that the bureaucracy was a stumbling block in the way of establishing the university and making Punjabi a medium of education.
Dr. Ajaib Singh Chatha from Canada presented his book on alphabets of Punjabi in Urdu and English.
Punjab University Punjabi Department Head Dr Nabeela Omer said the number of applicants for admission to the masters programme in the department was consistently increasing.
Prof Sarfraz Shahid said the World Punjabi Congress would organise its 33rd international conference in Marchd.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 2nd, 2024.
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