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New book published in an indigenous language

FLI printed another book in another indigenous language of northern Pakistan,, Kohistani, also called Indus Kohistani (IK). The launching ceremony of this proverb book, collected and translated into Urdu and English by Talib Jan was held on April 10, 2019 in Islamabad. Talib Jan has been working for the promotion of his native language for more […]

Mother Language Literature Festival in Islamabad

The Mother Language Literature Festival has been a regular component of cultural activities in Islamabad since 2016. The event becomes more popular among literary people each year. What more important is the venue the two day yearly event takes place in, is what people call the heart of Islamabad, the Lok Virsa, one of the few cultural premises owned by […]

Intellectual Property workshop in Islamabad

Intellectual property is the modern day phenomenon and very important for those, especially working in development sector to understand its requirements.  Protecting one’s creativity from plagiarism, theft and the basic legal protection available in the country must be in everyone’s knowledge. In view of its importance and need, FLI arranged a one day workshop on Feb 14, […]

Language work endorsed in Gilgit-Baltistan

“I assure FLI and its partners in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) who have devoted their lives to work for the development of indigenous languages of GB my full support and every assistance in the GB Assembly”, this was stated by the opposition leader in GB Legislative Assembly, Capt. (r) Muhammad Shafi while speaking in a seminar FLI […]

CoP on Culture and Arts held in Islamabad

FLI organized a Community of Practice (CoP) on culture and arts on March 14, 2019 in Islamabad which was attended by 16 people from 11 language communities of northern Pakistan. The event was aimed to figure out why the local arts and music were facing the danger of extinction and what steps should be taken to […]

International year of Indigenous Languages

UN has declared the upcoming calendar year of 2019 the International year of Indigenous Languages. UNESCO has launched a website for awareness raising on indigenous languages. Organizations and individuals who work for preservation and development of indigenous languages can register with UNESCO and contribute. The website can be accessed by clicking on https://en.iyil2019.org/

16 people trained to write their mother tongue

16 people including three women from Khowar language community of Golaghmuli village in district Ghizer, GB gained the ability of writing in their mother tongue in a workshop. FLI held this Writers’ Workshop for Khowar Community in the first week of November 2018 in their village, Golaghmuli. The purpose of the activity was to enable […]

16 people trained to write their mother tongue

16 people including three women from Khowar language community of Golaghmuli village in district Ghizer, GB gained the ability of writing in their mother tongue in a workshop. FLI held this Writers’ Workshop for Khowar Community in the first week of November 2018 in their village, Golaghmuli. The purpose of the activity was to enable […]