Minister of State Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman meets Mufti Muneeb Ur Rehman and other Members of Ittehad E Tanzeem Wafaq Ul Madaris

Islamabad, November 12, 2015 (PPI-OT):Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Engineer Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman Met with Mufti Muneeb Ur Rehman and other Members of Ittehad E Tanzeem Wafaq Ul Madaris to discuss the Madrassa Reforms under the National Action Plan Today.

The basic purpose of the meeting was to resolve the long standing issues/grievances of madrassa education system in Pakistan. It’s important to secure the future of madrassas’ students and get madrassa system to be mainstreamed for the betterment of education in Pakistan.

Discussion about legal uniformity of madrassa system with the consensus of federal government, wafaq ul madaris, and provinces took place in the meeting. Affiliation/registration of madrassas to boards, deliberation upon curriculum, exam system, syllabus, grading system, teachers’ qualification, textbooks and monitoring of regular education in madrassas were also discussed in the meeting.

Equivalence certificates from IBCC (Inter Board Chairman Committee) for matriculations and intermediate levels and equivalence degrees/certificates for graduation and post graduation levels from HEC were also on the agenda. Two committees have been formed to finalize the details of these reforms to present for implementation as soon as possible.

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