The Wifaq ul Madaris Al-Arabia Pakistan which is one of the largest boards of Islamic seminaries in the country has announced to organize the annual exams across the country. On the other hand, Ittehad-e-Tanzeemat-e-Madaris Pakistan (ITMP) is planning to start again the learning activities at madrasas from August 5th, 2020.
Though, the final decision of ITMP regarding resuming the classes will be announced after a meeting along with the Federal Minister for Education & Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood which is going to be held on July 7th, 2020.
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The ITMP is a conglomerate of five main boards, named as the Wafaq-ul-Madaris Al-Arabia Pakistan, Rabita-ul-Madaris Al-Islamia, Wafaq-ul-Madaris Al-Salfia, Tanzeem-ul-Madaris Ahl-e-Sunnat and Wafaq-ul-Madaris Al-Shia.
Wifaq-ul-Madaris Expecting The Resumption of Classes From August
The spoke person of Wifaq-ul-Madaris while conversing stated that:
“The representatives of ITMP will discuss the issue of reopening of Religious Madrassas along with Federal education minister in the meeting. We are hopeful that the government will definitely permit the administrators of seminaries to start again the educational activities of campus from August 5th, 2020.”
He furthermore added that almost all madrassas were strictly following the SOP’s proclaimed by World Health Organization and Federal as well as provincial governments. He also added that, “ We assured to follow these SOP’s during annual exams and afterwards.”
Meeting Of ITMP Representatives With Provincial Education Minister
In May, the representatives of ITMP as well as the senior members of every board individually met with provincial education minister regarding the matter of completely functionalizing of Madrassas. In his statement, he said that:
“We get a very positive response from Sindh Government however the confirm date for reopening of seminaries has not been decided yet but the provincial government had agreed to introduce SOP’s for reopening the seminaries that are almost ready.”
While conversing, he also said; if the government didn’t allow them to reopen the madrassas, then the management will be free to take the decision for the good of students.
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“The reopening of madrassas from next month is very important to complete the academic sessions and for the beginning of new session, otherwise large numbers of aspirants will lose their one precious academic session. Presently, Wifaq ul Madaris Al-Arabia has just announced the final exams schedule.”
Wifaq ul Madaris Al-Arabia To Begin Exams From July 11
Moreover, as per the official statement issued by Wifaq ul Madaris Al-Arabia Pakistan last week, those aspirants who were registered in the madrassas of other provinces will attempt final exams from July 11th to July 16th in their respective districts. These exams will be organized in the open spaces under the SOP’s announced by government.