PASHTO MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION IN KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS: IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

ABSTRACT

Pashto is an ancient language, spoken in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan). Efforts for the Pashto medium of instruction were continued before the existence of Pakistan. For this purpose many prominent personalities presented their unforgettable services. Among these were included politicians, educationists, social workers, religious leaders (ulama). For the promotion of Pashto medium of instruction various projects were, such as Pashto Translation Project, Pashto Dictionary Project, PakGerman Project, IDMC Project, and PEP-ILE. So textbooks and related material were developed which provided ease in implementation of Pashto medium of instruction

Abdul Basit Siddiqui