KP government forms Ulema Board to guide government on religious matters

KP government forms Ulema Board to guide government on religious matters
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PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to form a 10-member board to advise it on religious matters.

The decision was made after K-P Chief Minister Pervez Khattak met religious scholars belonging to different schools of thought at the CM House on Tuesday, according to a press statement released after the meeting.

Elementary and Secondary Education Minister Muhammad Atif Khan and other provincial lawmakers were also present during the meeting.

The Muttahida Ulema Board would have a broad representation and its members would be selected after holding consultations with scholars belonging to all schools of thought. 

The board would guide the government in enacting legislation or taking any decision in light of the teachings of the holy Quran and Sunnah.

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