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The Khowar language is spoken by more than ten million people in Pakistan i.e. Chitral District, Swat, Peshawar, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Quetta, Ghizer District of Gilgit Baltistan, Sheghnan(Afghanistan) and Xingxiang(China) , Pakistan. While most Chitralis today are bilingual in Urdu, the Khowar language is distinct from Urdu and belongs to the Dardic family. The Khowar language edition of Wikipedia has over 500 articles, and it's importance may grow in the near future.
It will be useful to Khowar internet users to report news from worldwide. Approximately, there are 10 million of speakers worldwide. I strongly feel it deserves its own Wikinews.--Rehmat Aziz Chitrali 1:42, 8 May 2010 (UTC)
SupportSupport: Native speakers of Khowar have the competency and willingness to contribute to this project in the long-term. Hence the Khowar language deserves to be given the opportunity and privilege to have its own language edition of Wikinews along with the existing Khowar Wikipedia. --Salim 22:52, 22 January 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]
SupportSupport: It will be useful to Khowar internet user to report news from worldwide. Approximately, there are 01 million of speakers worldwide. I strongly feel it deserves its own Wikinews. Its a good initiative and i positively recomends Khowar wikinews, Rehmat Aziz Chitrali 1:04, 8 May 2010 (UTC)
Khowar Wikipedia is so far in Wikimedia Incubator with 2,333 articles, I think that this is an evidence of lack of activity of the Khowar community and of the necessity to not create another zombie project. --Gce (talk) 18:30, 7 June 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The following is in the English-language article on Khowar: "...the only major literary usage of Khowar is in poetry composition." Is this true? If not--it should be changed right away. If so, then it seems that this project will not only be an attempt to provide Khowar-language content, but (in essence) a project to establish a Khowar prose standard. This seems quite a mandate for Wikimedia. Should it be taken up? Doprendek 19:31, 21 August 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The English-language article on Khowar: "...the only major literary usage of Khowar is in poetry composition." is not true. Khowar is written in both prose and poetry. I recommend that Khowar Wikinews may kindly be started-- Rehmat Aziz Chitrali 07:36, 13 September 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]