Pakistan to make learning Quran mandatory in public schools


Source: International Business Times


The Pakistani government is poised to make learning Quran compulsory in all public schools. Lawmakers in the country are talking to all parties involved in the matter, to implement the scheme.

 The plan was revealed by Pakistan’s Minister of State for Federal Education Muhammad Balighur Rehman at a public gathering in capital Islamabad. “This process would be initiated after consulting all the provinces through the platform of Inter-Provincial Education Minister’s Conference (IPEMC),” the minister said while speaking at an educational institution.


The Muslim Times’ Editor’s comments

We honor the Holy Quran and hold it to be literal word of God. But, we do not believe, Allah wanted it to be shoved down the throats of the non-believers or even the believers for that matter.

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