Introduction

The Department of Applied Linguistics at Government College University Faisalabad in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) will host the 5th International Conference of the Linguistic Association of Pakistan (ICLAP 2019) on 6–8 November 2019. The central theme of this year's conference is Language Study: Global Debates and Indigenous Perspectives aiming to unearth the indigenous linguistic treasure and compare and contrast it with advanced languages by employing scientific and state-of-the-art approaches to enhance the overall linguistic scholarship.