Whatsapp for Android is all set to be launched in a complete Urdu version in Pakistan. Whatsapp being the world’s popular instant messaging app has now added Urdu to the list and will be releasing its Urdu version very soon.
Urdu will be the 18th language which shall be officially translated for a Whatsapp Version. The task is being undertaken by Ahsan Saeed along with his team of volunteers. Ahsan works as a Translation Administrator for Whatsapp and he has successfully translated 753 strings and moderated 2089 strings in less than 3 months.
Recently, the Government of Pakistan also announced its plans to translate all official government websites into Urdu as a way of promoting the national language. With this initiative now, a large percentage of 3G/4G mobile internet users will be able to benefit from in terms of connecting people facing the language barrier when it comes to communicating via Whatsapp Messenger.