Global Observance of International Mother Language Day Emphasizes Multilingual Education

Islamabad, International Mother Language Day is being observed today around the world, with Pakistan participating in the global recognition of linguistic and cultural diversity. This day highlights the importance of mother languages as key elements in education and societal development.

According to Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, this year’s theme for International Mother Language Day is “Multilingual education is a pillar of intergenerational learning.” The theme underscores the role of multilingual education in fostering intergenerational learning and preserving linguistic heritage.

The observance of this day encourages governments, educational institutions, and communities to promote and protect all languages, particularly endangered languages, through policies and practices that support multilingual education. It serves as a reminder of the linguistic diversity that exists globally and the need to sustain it for future generations.

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