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madrasah

A theological school, generally arranged around a courtyard, from the 11th cent. A.D. on, in Anatolia, Persia, and Egypt.
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The passed students of madrassas would be awarded the degrees of matric and intermediate, he added.
Addressing a press conference, Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Thursday said that on the basis of this decision, the Federal Board of Education would award certificates to successful candidates of Matric and Intermediate level at Madrassas.
This was decided in a meeting of representatives of madrassas and HEC Chairman Dr Tariq Banuri on Tuesday.
This will help children coming out of Madrassa to do well in the future," she said.
Though the Minister has promised that hate and sectarian will not be allowed to be taught at these seminaries, madrassas will not be working as subordinate organisations of the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, rather as affiliated institutions.
According to NACTA report, geo-tagging of all the madrassas in Punjab and Islamabad has been completed whereas 90% of them have also been registered in Punjab.
LAHORE -- The second edition of Zalmi Madrassa cricket will be played from December 4 at Bolan cricket stadium Quetta.
Yaseen Zafar, head of the Wafaqul Madaris Al Salfia -- the board of religious seminaries representing the Salafi school of thought -- told Arab News that Khan's government and past leaders, including former Prime Ministers Nawaz Sharif, Benazir Bhutto "were also sincere in their efforts to mainstream the seminaries," adding that the madrassas never opposed the plans either.
He said it was need of the hour to bring about quantitative and qualitative improvement in the students of Deeni Madrassas enabling them to attain standards of National Education System.
In many ways, the question whether madrassas or religious seminaries contribute to instability in Pakistan and Afghanistan goes far beyond an evaluation of the content of what students are taught and how they are being taught.
Ayaz believed that policymakers could not resolve issues related to madrassas to bring about a positive change in this regard mainly because of the lack of understanding.
Sexual abuse is a pervasive and longstanding problem at madrassas in Pakistan, an AP investigation has found, from the sunbaked mud villages deep in its rural areas to the heart of its teeming cities.