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Forum for Language Initiatives (FLI), founded in 2003 functions as a resource centre for the many language communities in Pakistan’s mountainous northern region. To know about how it works watch the following video.

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Almost all children in Kalkoti language community in Dir Kohistan of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa learn and speak their heritage language, a rare case in northern Pakistan. No age group in the community appears to be seen leaving their language for another. This was known in a vitality survey, FLI conducted in the last week of August […]

FLI supported Yadgha Development Network (YDN), one of its partner organizations from northern Pakistan to organize a writers’ workshop aiming to promote the writing of the language among Yadgha community. The event took place in Roi village of Lotkuh valley in Lower Chitral district and 15 young Yadgha speakers including students, poets and singers participated […]


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