State Bank of Pakistan made an announcement of Thursday, as Supreme court ordered they are going to launch Urdu website soon. Supreme Court has ordered all Government official departments to launch their websites in Urdu because all departments has to implement Urdu as official language.
State Bank of Pakistan already publishes an annual report, agricultural policy, quarterly reports and many notifications in both English and Urdu. Since the SC order, SBP has started working on compiling other official material in Urdu as well.
In first phase of translation the Prize bonds will be translated into Urdu along with all submission and signage. In second phase SBP will translate Rules and Regulations to Urdu. SBP will need additional funds and man power to recompile and publish the material in Urdu.
In a separate news regarding the SC order, US Embassy has been reported to have already launched its Urdu website.
State Bank of Pakistan has not confirmed when their translated website will be launch. Supreme Court has given the deadline of 3 months to federal government regarding he implementation of Urdu as Official language in all department and institutions.