No divide on registration of religious seminaries: Sardar Yousaf



Dispelling the impression of any divide on registration of Deeni Madaris (religious seminaries), federal minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf Sunday said there was complete unanimity among Ulema of almost all schools of thought on the issue.

He said a new proforma had been finalized which would be used to start process of their registration.

“A complete unanimity had emerged among Ulema belonging to almost all schools of thought on the issue in a recently held meeting and we have been working with honesty and dedication hence no issue would be left unaddressed,” he told APP in an interview.

Sardar Yousaf said the process of registration would be carried out by the Ministry of Interior in coordination with the concerned provincial governments. “Special curriculum is being devised for Deeni Madaris across the country,” he added.

“Ministry of Religious Affairs with the help of Education authorities are devising special curriculum whereby sufficing the need of religion as well as worldly education, said the minister.