[lg policy] Pakistani scholars bring in laurels

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 26 15:41:37 UTC 2013

 Pakistani scholars bring in laurels

 November 26, 2013
 Our Staff Reporter

 ISLAMABAD - Pakistani research scholars Akhtar Abbas from NUML, and Prof
Dr Wasima Shehzad and Saadat Hassan from Air University bring laurels for
the country when their language policy model was thoroughly appreciated at
International Conference on Languages 2013(ICL 2013) held recently in
The Pakistani scholars received great accolades from reputed scholars
belonging to India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nigeria and South Africa.
Abbas, along with his co-authors; Prof Dr Wasima Shehzad (Air University,
Islamabad) and Saadat Hassan (Air University, Islamabad), brought a
language policy model to forefront. This model was thoroughly appreciated
for its practical recommendations that could prove to be vital in
reinventing a country's language policy.
This three-day event was held from November 15-17, 2013 and the Pakistani
representative's entire scholarly trip was sponsored by HEC, Pakistan. Such
an acclamation speaks of the exceptional research work being carried out by
the Pakistani scholars in the field of linguistics and the contribution HEC
is playing the development of a research culture in the country. The theme
of the "International Conference on Languages 2013 (ICL 2013)" in Phuket,
Thailand was 'Solidarity through Languages.'


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