A new five-year plan for promoting Gaelic has been unveiled by the Scottish Parliament.
Concerns have been raised the city council is struggling to recruit Gaelic teachers.
Education chiefs in Aberdeenshire spend close to £40,000 a year sending seven pupils to the city to study Gaelic.
SCOTLAND'S Transport Minister has confirmed he will not override any council decision against introducing Gaelic road signs to the North-east.
GAELIC road signs could still be introduced in the North-east - despite plans being thrown out last year.