In an effort to overcome militancy and alleged abuse of madrasah by some militant groups, the Pakistani government recently announced plans to place all madrasah under an official educational structure.
Home minister Ahsan Iqbal reportedly said in a seminar last month, the government has already allocated funds to start the education sector reform and this includes the modernization of the education curriculum and incorporating traditional religious schools into the official governmental education structure.
The new move is part of efforts to prevent abuse of religious schools by militant groups. 19659002] Of the four provinces in the country, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province seems the most miserable of the others in madrasah problems abused by militant groups.
According to the Madrasah Council of Pakistan, today there are approximately 2.5 million students studying in more of the 35,000 registered madrassas . And there are still thousands of unregistered madrassas. Some madrassas are accused of having links to terror groups and spreading hate speech and intolerance. [as]