Students enrolled in pharmacy and commerce field will not be required to take Urdu as a compulsory subject. I think it is a good decision, we should not make fuss over. It will save a lot valuable time of science students.
It is wrong to say that it will hurt the growth of Urdu language in the country and effect enrollment in Urdu department in public and private universities.
We cannot deny the importance of Urdu. It is a main language used Pakistanis for communication with one other and widely used in government departments.
I think this language should be taught at school level. It should be removed from intermediate classes too.