President delivered speech in Urdu at Wuzhen Internet Conference

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 19 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain made history by delivering his speech in Urdu language in the 2nd World Internet Conference held at the river town of Wuzhen in Zhejiang province of China from December
16 to 18.
It was for the first time that a Pakistani President addressed an international event abroad in Urdu, which would not only help promote the national language and pride but would also highlight the rich cultural heritage.
The conference organized by the Cyberspace Administration of China and the Government of Zhejiang province was also addressed by President of China Xi Jinping in Chinese language.
President Mamnoon Hussain in his speech at the forum highlighted the need to make collective global efforts to check the abuse of cyberspace and Internet by terrorists and criminals.
Besides addressing the Internet conference, the President also had a bilateral meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and attended a cultural event hosted in his honour by the Government of Zhejiang province.