BBC Urdu
بی بی سی اردو
TypeRadio network and website
EndowmentForeign and Commonwealth Office, UK
Launch date
Official website

BBC Urdu (Urdu: بی بی سی اردو) is the Urdu language station of the BBC World Service, accompanied by its website, which served as a news portal and provided online access to radio broadcasts. The radio service was broadcast from Broadcasting House in London and Pakistan as well as from a BBC South & east asia bureau in New Delhi. It also has a children’s channel CBeebies. The target audience were Pakistanis & Indian viewers.[1]

On December 30, 2022, after almost two decades, BBC Pakistan stopped Its Urdu Radio operations.[2][3]


See also


  1. ^ "بی بی سی اردو کے شائقین ایک کروڑ سے زیادہ". 11 February 2015.
  2. ^ "بی بی سی اردو ریڈیو کی آخری نشریات". BBC News اردو (in Urdu). 31 December 2022. Retrieved 31 December 2022.
  3. ^ "BBC ends Urdu Radio service in Pakistan after nearly 2 decades". Daily Pakistan Global. 31 December 2022. Retrieved 31 December 2022.