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The door-to-door exercise, however, was criticized for ignoring languages which are spoken in entire regions such as Shina and Burushaski in Gilgit-Baltistan.
It was organized by Burushaski Research Academy in collaboration with Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) previous day.
Burushaski Research Academy and Pakistan national council of the Arts (PNCA) had jointly organized the musical evening.
Being a qualitative case study, the research focused on the students representing the four indigenous language groups: Balti, Burushaski, Khowar, and Shina, studying at the University of Karachi.
10%, Pashto (alternate name, Pashtu) 8%, Urdu (official) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official; lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski, and other 8%
Surprisingly they broadcast in thirty four languages: Urdu, Hindko, Sinhala, Balochi, Seraiki, Potowari, Nepali, Russian, Turkish, Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, Kohistani, Khowar, Kashmiri, Sindhi, Dhatki, Gojri, Pahari, Burushaski, Balti, Shina, Wakhi, Hazargi, Brahvi, English, Chinese, Dari, Persian, Punjabi, Pashto, Gujarati and even Tamil.
Hablan los idiomas burushaski y wakhi que no habla ningun otro pueblo.
Area: 803,940 sq km (499,545 sq miles) Surface area: Port andamp; Harbors: Capital: Islamabad Official language: Urdu Languages spoken: Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashtun, Urdu, Balochi, English and many other local languages Religions: Islam (97%), Hinduism, Christianity and others (3%) Population: 177 million Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Siraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashtu 8%, Urdu (official) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official; lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski, and other 8%Official languages: English and Urdu Population below poverty line: 43 million Literacy rate: Male: 63%; Female: 35.
s-), Burushaski (*-s-, *sen-), and Basque (*zise-n).
The External Service broadcasts in 34 languages: Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi, Seraiki, Potowari, Pashto, Hindko, Kohistani, Khowar, Kashmiri, Dhatki, Gojri, Pahari, Burushaski, Balti, Shina, Wakhi, Hazargi, Brahvi, English, Chinese, Dari, Persian, Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Sinhala, Nepali, Russian, Turkish, Arabic, and Bangla.
Interestingly these languages namely Khowar, Kohistani, Shina, Burushaski, Balti and Wakhi have no common words and those inhabiting one valley cannot communicate with those living in the next valley or mountain.
43 Among its 20,000 inhabitants, majority speak Wakhi language, however in some villages, Burushaski and Doomaki languages are also spoken.