ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Mamnoon Hussain will inaugurate the first ever-Urdu Digital Dictionary compiled after the 50 years-long efforts of the linguistic experts on January 24 (Wednesday).
Talking to the media in Islamabad on Tuesday, the Advisor to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage (NH&LH) Irfan Siddiqui said the president would inaugurate the Urdu Digital Dictionary in a ceremony at the “Aiwan-i-Sadr”.
Irfan Siddiqui said this digital dictionary comprising over 22 Volumes, 22,000 pages and 2, 64,000 words would now be available online for the users and a specific “App” has been developed for this purpose. This dictionary would also be available on two CDs, he added.
The advisor said that this dictionary would be a knowledge treasure for the students, researchers and those who want to discover the intricacies of Urdu language.
The first-ever Urdu digital dictionary is compiled by Urdu Dictionary Board (UDB) working under the supervision of NH&LH division.