Seminaries' registration process to start soon: Shafqat.


ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Monday said the government would soon start the registration process of seminariesto ensure equal educational opportunities to the students studying there by bringing reforms. 'We are committed to ensure the contribution of seminaries in the national development,' he said while addressing media persons after convening the 'Inter Provincial Education Ministerial Conference (IPEMC) here. The government was also planning to launch a comprehensive program in all the four provinces to enroll the out of school children and uplift the quality of education, he added. Shafqat said, the Directorate General of Religious Education had been established in Islamabad, while its country-wide 16 Regional Registration Centres for registering seminaries would be established across the country.

The ministry was going to constitute coordination committees at regional levels with the assistance of provinces to start the religious seminaries registration process at earliest, he added. 'All the gaps especially with regard to the syllabus in the seminaries are being filled,' the minister said. He added that the government would provide all out support to Madrassa's regarding finances and teaching...

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