Workshop on foreign languages concludes at KU
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, May 6: A 2day seminar-cum-workshop on French, German and Russian languages organized by Institute of Foreign Languages of Kashmir University concluded at the varsity Thursday.
Former Dean Academic Affairs, Prof MA Sofi, Chief Guest on the occasion said there was a need to learn foreign languages. “Former Prime Minister, Narsima Rao had learned about 11 languages and as such it all depends on the attitude,” he said.
Proficient in German himself, he said that knowledge of foreign languages was a “bonus point”.
“It is easy to make friends in a foreign land if you know their language” he said.
In his address, Head Institute of Foreign Languages, Dr Bashir Ahmed said the aim of organizing the program was “essentially to gather resources and feedback in order to frame recommendations to be utilized while preparing drafts for introduction of foreign language courses.”
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