PTI government starts work on Madrassa reforms
ISLAMABAD - PTI government has decided to expedite the Madrassa reforms in Pakistan to bring back the students in the mainstream.
Adviser on Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan said the present government will speed up the process of reforms in seminaries. He said this will help bring the seminary students in the national mainstream and also create job opportunities for them.
He said that six hundred and eighty-nine (689) seminaries have been registered in FATA while in the rest of the country 176 seminaries have so far been registered.
Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid told the House that the deficit of Pakistan Railways was over thirty billion rupees in 2013 while it rose to about forty-one billion rupees in 2018. He said that a proposal regarding leasing out the land of Pakistan Railways will be presented in the cabinet meeting.