Mainstreaming Madaris’ students need of hour: says NSA Janjua


Islamabad, April 10 (TNS): To review the progress of reforms for mainstreaming Madaris’ students a meeting was convened by National Security Adviser Lt. General (R) Nasser Khan Janjua, says apress release issued by the National Security Division here on Tuesday.

Besides Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousaf and Federal Minister for Education Mr. Baligh ur Rehman, the meeting was attended by the 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, Dr. Syed Muhammad Naqvi, Dr Saeed Khan and the high officials from different departments of Education Ministry, Higher Education Commission Pakistan and Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad.

NSA, gave them a detailed presentation and sought their comments on different aspects of the roadmap suggested so far to enable the students of Madaris to get absorbed in the mainstream educational system of the country which will afford them all the opportunities to join any profession.

Matters pertaining to curriculum, equivalence, examination system, procedures involved in the process of mainstreaming and strategy for further upgradation of Madaris were discussed at length. Availing the opportunity, representative of madaris pointed out that the process of registration is very slow and stressed that the concerned provincial authorities should expedite the process.

Points of agreement and disagreement were discussed in detail. All appreciated the progress made so far and reiterated to continue to work together for provision of better opportunities to students of Madaris.