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January 15, 2020

‘Govt working to reform seminaries’

Lahore

January 15, 2020

Hilal-e-Ahmar Punjab (HAP) Chairman Justice (Retd) Sheikh Ahmed Farooq and a delegation led by Shabbir Siddiqui of Tanzeem Mashaikh Pakistan called on Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar on Tuesday and discussed various issues.

During the meeting held here at Governor House on Tuesday, Hilal-e-Ahmar Punjab Chairman Justice (Retd.) Sheikh Farooq Ahmed briefed the governor on the performance of the institution and the programmes initiated for public welfare. While assuring the HAP chairman of his full support and cooperation, the governor said the present government’s mission is to ensure strengthening of institutions and provision of health, education and other facilities to people for which all resources will be utilised. While, in the meeting with delegation led by Shabbir Siddiqui of Tanzeem Mashaikh Pakistan, Ch Sarwar said that vital role of religious parties in forging unity and solidarity in the country cannot be ignored. “PTI government is also working out reform programmes for seminaries to ensure provision of higher education to students of Madaris as government wants to ensure every Pakistani’s access to education,” he added.