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Hindi becomes third official court language of Abu Dhabi

Hindi becomes third official court language of Abu Dhabi: Details, Aim, Highlights

Abu Dhabi on 10th February 2019, has included the Hindi language as its official court language besides Arabic and English.

The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department explains the move was aimed to provide foreigners with better access to justice, without a language barrier.

This initiative will also help Hindi-speaking people learn about the process of the court trial, their rights and duties.

Also, the motive for implementing multi-language for claim sheets, complaints and requests is to promote judicial services on the lines of Plan 2021 and to increase transparency in the process of prosecution

As per the official figures, nearly two-thirds of the UAE's population is overseas migrants. The number of Indian people in the United Arab Emirates is 2.6 million, which is 30 percent of the total population of the country and it is the largest migrant community in the country. 

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Capital: Abu Dhabi

Largest City: Dubai

Official Language: Arabic

Currency: UAE dirham (AED)

President: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

 


 

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