Islamabad: The National Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution urging the government to take steps to improve and regulate education in seminaries. Speaking on the resolution, Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yusuf said the government is consulting with Ittehad-e-Tanzeemaat-e-Madaris to bring reforms in seminaries.
He said over eight thousand seminaries are already providing contemporary education and the government is ready to facilitate other seminaries to introduce contemporary subjects in their curricula. He said that negotiations are being held with the stakeholders to establish a Regulatory Authority for seminaries. The House also adopted another resolution urging the government to impose immediate ban on telecasting of immoral programmes by private and public TV channels.