Wafaq-ul-Madaris ready to cooperate on registration, regulation of Madaris
ISLAMABAD (APP) - Wafaq-ul-Madaris Al Arabia Pakistan was ready to cooperate with the government on the issues of registration and regulation of Madaris as they did not want confrontation with the government, Deputy Secretary General Wafaq–ul-Madaris Punjab Qazi Abdul Rashid said Wednesday.
Addressing a press conference he said in case of any complaint against any seminary, the government should approach Wafaq-ul-Madaris Al Arabia, Pakistan with proofs and we will be happy to take action against the seminary.
However, he said Wafaq would resist any unilateral move against any seminary. There would be no compromise on independence of seminaries.
He urged the government to grant the status of education board to Wafaq-ul-Madaris. The curriculam of Dars-e-Nizami would be prepared by special committee of Wafaq-ul-Madaris committee. Government can prepare curriculum of other subjects to be included in seminary curricula.
He said 25,000 across country seminaries have been affiliated with Wafaq ul Madaris Al Arabia Pakistan. Wafaq ul Madaris has most fool proof examination system with over 2,000 examination centres. As many as 100,000 Huffaz per year were being prepared while 25000 Ulema and religious scholars were also being prepared in a year.
He said 13,500 girls have also completed religious education from affiliated seminaries last year.Religious seminaries were playing important role in enhancing illiteracy.
He said Wafaq-ul-Madaris strongly condemned terror incidents and would foil conspiracies being hatched against the country.