3 November, 2009
The National Language Authority (NLA) has introduced the first-ever Urdu computer software for the users.
The software was developed by Center of Excellence for Urdu Informatics of NLA with the help of Microsoft mainly to preserve Urdu language.
Through this system, one can follow the instructions of computer in Urdu language and work in Microsoft Windows. A single keyboard and font will be usable for Urdu as well as other Pakistani languages.
NLA’s efforts to make Urdu language a part of the computer, internet and informatics, like other world languages, will definitely serve the country and future generations, said Chairman National Language Authority (NLA) Iftikhar Arif in an interview with the agency.