Janjua hopes for madrasa students in mainstream education

By Staff Reporter
Wednesday – April 11, 2018
ISLAMABAD: On roadmap to enable the “students of madrasas to get absorbed in the mainstream educational system,” national security advisor (NSA) Nasir Khan Janjua on Tuesday sought comments from madrasa representatives, federal education departments and the education and religious affairs ministries.

According to an official statement, Janjua hopes the roadmap, for which comments were sought, will afford madrasa students all the opportunities to join any profession. Therefore, matters pertaining to curriculum, equivalence, examination system, procedures involved in the process of mainstreaming and strategy for further upgradation of madrasas were discussed.

Availing the opportunity, representative of madrasas pointed out that the “process of registration is very slow” and stressed that the concerned provincial authorities should expedite the process, various points of agreement and disagreement were discussed.

All appreciated the progress made so far and reiterated to continue to work together for the provision of better opportunities to the students of madrasas.

Religious affairs minister Sardar Muhammad Yousaf, education minister Baligh-ur-Rehman, prominent members of itehad-e-tanzeemat-e-madaris Pakistan mufti Munib-ur-Rehman, Qari Muhammad Hanif Jalandhri, Muhammad Yasin Zafar, Maulana Abdul Malik, Maulana Niyaz Hussain Naqvi, Syed Muhammad Naqvi, Saeed Khan and the senior officials from different departments of education ministry, higher education commission (HEC) and federal board of intermediate and secondary education (FBISE) attended the meeting.