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Abu Dhabi includes Hindi as third official court language

Last Updated: Sunday, 10 February 2019 (14:07 IST)
Dubai: In a landmark decision, has included Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English.
 
The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department has said it has extended the adoption of interactive forms of statement of claims filed before courts by including the alongside Arabic and English in labour cases.
 
This is aimed at helping Hindi speakers to learn about litigation procedures, their rights and duties without a language barrier, in addition to facilitating registration procedures via unified forms available through the ADJD website, the judicial body said.

The Indian community in the UAE, numbering 2.6 million, constitutes 30 per cent of the total population and is the largest expatriate community in the country. (With PTI inputs)
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